Monday, June 06, 2011
The Black Keys "Tighten Up" and Sue Della Femina for Copyright Infringement
Enjoy the YouTube video of "Tighten Up" from the album Brothers by the Black Keys, above. The Black Keys are not happy with the Della Femina advertising agency and Valley National Bank and claim that the agency has used Tighten Up without permission in an advertisement.
Complaint filed in the Southern District of New York below:
Nonesuch Records v Della Femina Complaint
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Labels: copyright infringement, copyright law, copyright lawsuits, filing a complaint, music law, southern district of new york, the black keys
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