Dismissal Of Copyright Claims Against Beyonce Explained By Federal Judge

(September 14, 2016, 1:10 PM EDT) -- NEW YORK — A New York federal judge on Sept. 12 explained, in writing, his Aug. 31 “bottom-line Order” that dismissed allegations of copyright infringement levied against pop star Beyoncé and others associated with the film and musical album “Lemonade” (Matthew Fulks v. Beyoncé Giselle Knowles-Carter, et al., No. 16-4278, S.D. N.Y.; 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 123150).

(Decision available. Document #16-160919-011Z.)

According to U.S. Judge Jed S. Rakoff of the Southern District of New York, many of the similarities claimed by plaintiff Matthew Fulks represent nothing...
To view the full article, register now.