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Janky v. Lake County Convention and Visitors Bureau, No. 07-2350

By FindLaw Staff on August 03, 2009 5:42 PM

In a copyright infringement action, summary judgment for plaintiff is reversed and remanded for summary judgment in favor of defendant where plaintiff and her bandmate qualified as co-authors of the song in question, as they intended to be joint authors of the song at the time the work was created and they both contributed independently copyrightable material. 

Read Janky v. Lake County Convention and Visitors Bureau, No. 07-2350

Appellate Information
Appeal from the United States District Court for the Northern District of Indiana, Hammond Division.
Argued October 28, 2008
Decided August 3, 2009

Before BAUER, RIPPLE, and EVANS, Circuit Judges.
Opinion by EVANS, Circuit Judge.
RIPPLE, Circuit Judge, dissenting.

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