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Session Name: Challenging Copyright in the World's Most Popular Song: A Review of the Happy Birthday Litigation by the Professor Who Inspired It
MeetingType: Chapter Meeting
Date: 04/04/16
Description: Professor Robert Brauneis, who wrote the article that inspired the lawsuit to challenge the copyright in "Happy Birthday to You," will speak on his research, the federal court litigation, and Warner/Chappell's agreement to relinquish all rights to the song and pay $14 million, much of which will be available to reimburse those who licensed use of the song.
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Speaker(s): Robert Brauneis
Keywords: Authorship, Copyrightability, Ideas, Music, Public Domain, Publishing, Registration