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Music Companies Seek Dismissal Of Class Action On Copyright To Folk Song

(November 4, 2016, 8:51 AM EDT) -- NEW YORK — Music companies that claim ownership in the folk song “This Land Is Your Land” argue in an Oct. 10 reply brief that a New York federal court should dismiss a class action aimed at freeing the song for all to use because there is no subject matter jurisdiction (James Saint-Amour and Alena Ivleva a/k/a Jerra Blues, doing business as Satorii v. The Richmond Organization Inc. [TRO Inc.] and Ludlow Music Inc., No. 16-04464, S.D. N.Y.).

(Defendants’ reply available.  Document #78-161107-007B.)

James Saint-Amour and...
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