Music Group Argues Rapper’s Use Of Lyric Is Not Copyrightable

(August 13, 2015, 3:37 PM EDT) -- Case: William L. Roberts II p/k/a Rick Ross, et al. v. Stefan Kendal Gordy, et al., No. 13-24700, S.D. Fla.

Plaintiffs’ motion for partial summary judgment: Filed July 13 by William L. Roberts II p/k/a Rick Ross, et al. Motion available. Document #78-150817-018B.

Background: On Dec. 31, 2013, William L. Roberts II, Andrew Harr and Jermaine Jackson of the band The Runners sued Stefan Kendal Gordy and Skyler Austen Gordy, Kobalt Music Publishing America Inc., Kia Motors America Inc., David & Goliath LLC (D&G), David Jamahl...
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