New York State Court of Appeals

  1. Court Rules In Favor In WMG Chairman Bronfman

    November 23, 2009 12:00 AM EST Warner Music Group chairman Edgar Bronfman Jr. scored another legal victory on Monday. The New York State Court of Appeals upheld a previous court ruling dismissing a $100 million lawsuit filed against Bronfman two years ago by Simon & Schuste ...

  2. Case Summary: Pre-1972 Sound Recordings and Common-Law Copyright

    April 19, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The New York State Court of Appeals, the state's highest court, held on April 5 that the state's common-law copyright protects pre-1972 sound recordings -- even if recorded in another country where co The New York State Court of Appeals, ...

  3. Case Summary: Assignments of Right to Sue for Copyright Infringement

    April 19, 2005 12:00 AM EDT For nearly 70 years, U.S. law viewed copyright owners as having an indivisible bundle of property rights that could not be assigned piecemeal. This changed with the Copyright Act of 1976, when Congres For nearly 70 years, U.S. law viewed copyright ...

  4. Case Summary: Pre-1972 Sound Recordings and Common-Law Copyright

    April 12, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The New York State Court of Appeals, the state's highest court, held on April 5 that the state's common-law copyright protects pre-1972 sound recordings -- even if recorded in another country where co The New York State Court of Appeals, ...