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Civil Procedure Keyed to Cross
Jorgensen v. Epic/Sony Records
Citation:351 F.3d 46 (2d Cir. 2003)
Jorgenson (Plaintiff), a musician and songwriter, copyrighted his song “Long Lost Lover.” Plaintiff sued Famous Music Corporation, Fox Film Music Corp., Blue Sky Rider Songs, and Sony Music Entertainment Inc. (Defendants), for copyright infringement. Plaintiff also sued Careers BMG Music Publishing Songs of Nashville Dreamworkers, and Warner-Tamerlane Publishing Corporation (Defendants) for copyright infringement. Plaintiff argued Defendants accessed his song after he mailed copies to multiple entertainment companies and was notified of receipt of the song from two executives at BMG and Sony. Defendants moved for summary judgment.
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