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Reversing meaning is transformative in use of composition, court rules

Smith v. Cash Money Records, Inc., No. 14-cv-02703 (S.D.N.Y. May 30, 2017) In 1982, Jimmy Smith recorded a mostly instrumental album released by Elektra/Asylum Records titled Off the Top.  The last track is a spoken-word recording titled “Jimmy Smith Rap” … Continue reading

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