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List of Cases


YearCountryCase NameCourtComplaining WorkDefending WorkComplaining AuthorDefending
1950USShapiro, Bernstein v. Miracle RecordN.D. Ill.Yancey SpecialLong GoneMeade LewisAlphonso Tompkins and Lewis Simpkins
1951USJones v. Supreme MusicS.D.N.Y.Just an Old Fashioned Mother and DadNear YouThelma JonesFrancis Craig
1952USNorthern Music v. King Record DistributionS.D.N.Y.Tonight He Sailed AgainI Love You, Yes I DoGuy B. Wood and Sol MarcusHenry B. Glover
1953USOverman v. Loesser9th Cir.Wonderful YouOn a Slow Boat to ChinaRobert OvermanFrank Loesser
1954USRobbins v. AlamoS.D.N.Y.Theme for 1946 movie, "The Killers"Theme for TV show "Dragnet"Miklos RozsaWalter Schumann
1954USMills Music v. Cromwell MusicS.D.N.Y.Tzena, TzenaTzena, TzenaIssachar Miron & Julius GrossmanIssachar Miron & Julius Grossman
1956USRobertson v. BattenS.D. Cal.The Happy WhistlerAd for San Francisco Brewing CompanyDonald Irwin RobertsonSong Ads, Inc.
1956USSmith v. Muehlebach BrewingW.D. Mo.Proposed Advertising Jingle for Muehlebach BeerTime for MuehlebachLeonard SmithMuehlebach Brewing
1956USWihtol v. Wells7th Cir.My God and IMy God and II.B. Sergei (Wihtol)Kenneth H. Wells
1958USCholvin v. B & F Music7th Cir.When the Sun Bids the Sky GoodnightWhile We DreamHomer Cholvin and Norman StadeKaczmarek
1959USDorchester Music v. National Broadcasting CompanyS.D. Cal.RendezvousI DreamedFred SpielmanCharles Green
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