Unformatted text preview: Orbison song “Pretty Woman”. A group called” 2 Live Crew” produced a parody of the song. The copyright holders never gave permission to remake the song. The court ruled that a parody qualified as fair use and remanded the case. Another is the Kinko’s case they tried to use chapters of books without permission and call it fair use. Kinko’s was ordered to pay a half a million dollars in damages. Lastly is in the Napster case they tried to use the fair use doctrine saying that the music was once purchased then it was traded over the internet freely. Napster was ordered to block its uses from trading music....
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- Spring '11
- Law, fair use doctrine, James Tilley BAA, BS Law Exam, non copyright holders