“‘Happy Birthday” Copyright Invalidated by Judge’

“A judge ruled on Tuesday that the long-claimed copyright on ‘Happy Birthday to You’, the most popular tune in the English language, is not valid. The decision, by Judge George H King of United States District Court in Los Angeles, is a blow to the music publisher Warner/Chappell and its parent company, the Warner Music Group …” (more)

[Ben Sisario, New York Times, 22 September]

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