Kanye West, Jay Z Argue To 2nd Circuit No Infringement In ‘Made In America’ Song

(June 30, 2016, 12:04 PM EDT) -- NEW YORK — Kanye West and Jay Z and other artists assert in a May 19 brief to the Second Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals that it should affirm a lower court decision dismissing copyright infringement claims over their song "Made in America," saying it has no protectable similarities with a song of the same name by another musician (Joel R. McDonald aka Joel Mac v. Kanye West, et al., No. 15-3489, 2nd Cir.).

(Appellee brief available. Document #78-160701-012B.)

Joel R. McDonald, a musician who performs...
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