2nd Circuit Certifies Copyright Question To New York Court Of Appeals
(April 14, 2016, 2:10 PM EDT) -- NEW YORK — In a case it said presents a “significant and unresolved issue of New York law,” the Second Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals on April 13 asked the New York Court of Appeals to answer the question of whether a public performance right exists for creators of sound recordings and, if so, to clarify the nature and scope of the right (Flo & Eddie Inc. v. Sirius XM, No. 15-1164, 2nd Cir.; 2016 U.S. App. LEXIS 6716).