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Re: Bell's files lawsuit against Innovation - AKA suck it Bell's
« Reply #105 on: April 11, 2016, 05:11:54 AM »
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Re: Bell's files lawsuit against Innovation - AKA suck it Bell's
« Reply #106 on: April 11, 2016, 03:33:38 PM »
I don't know that it pertains, but recently there was a music law suit in the news where it was alleged that the new song infringed by having the same vibe as a Marvin Gaye song. Not same lyrics, not same melody, not same title... it just felt the same. It was upheld, so could this apply at some level in beer? Could a label or other marketing be liable for having the same vibe? Hmmm, fat tire vs chain breaker? Don't they both have a bicycle feel?

Some years ago the record label that owned the rights to the Credence Clearwater Revival catalogue sued Tom Fogarty for plagiarizing himself on a new release.
The judge ruled that Tom Fogarty had a unique sound and he wasn't plagiarizing himself.

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