Acuff-rose sentence example

  • The one that threatened the parodists the most was the 1990s case Campbell vs. Acuff-Rose Music.
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  • The case involved rap group 2 Live Crew and country singer Roy Acuff, owner of Warner Chappell administered publishing company Acuff-Rose.
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  • Acuff-Rose owns the publishing rights to Roy Orbison's Pretty Woman. 2 Live Crew asked Acuff-Rose for a license to create a parody of Pretty Woman.
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  • Acuff-Rose refused to grant the rights, but 2 Live Crew recorded their parody - Oh, Pretty Woman - anyway.
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  • Acuff-Rose brought a lawsuit that went all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court, who ruled that parodies were covered under "fair use" laws and as such, no license was required.
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