BACK DOWN THE STAIRWAY
The United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit last week vacated a 2016 jury verdict finding that Led Zeppelin’s classic “Stairway to Heaven” didn’t infringe on the copyright to the Spirit song “Taurus.”
The Court of Appeals found that the trial court gave erroneous jury instructions on the issues of “substantial similarity” and “originality.” You can read the decision here.
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