United States Ninth Circuit

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Fahmy v. Jay-Z, 16-55213

In an amended opinion, held that an Egyptian musical composer's heir could not sue the rapper Jay-Z and other defendants for copyright infringement. Jay- Z had sampled the composer's 1957 musical arrangement in one of his hit songs. Affirmed judgment as a matter of law for the defendants, concluding that the composer's heir lacked standing.

Appellate Information

  • Argued
  • Submitted
  • Decided
  • Published 2018/11/01

Judges

  • Bea

Court

  • United States Ninth Circuit

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