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Happy Birthday Copyright Ruled Invalid

You may be hearing “Happy Birthday” more often now that a federal judge in Los Angeles has ruled that the copyright Warner/Chappell Music claimed to own in the lyrics of the song is invalid.  103 more words

IP Ownership

"Happy Birthday To You" is now in public domain!

Happy Birthday to you, Happy Birthday to you!…you know the rest…

…I am happy to say is now officially in public domain!

What is all the hubbub about?! 409 more words

'Happy Birthday' Not Under Copyright Protection, Judge Rules

A federal judge ruled on Tuesday that the lyrics to “Happy Birthday to You” are not protected by copyright, concluding that Warner/Chappell Music does not hold a valid claim to the song. 666 more words


A Not So Happy Birthday

Hopefully we’ll soon hear a verdict on the “Happy Birthday” lawsuit, but in the meantime, let’s enjoy the creative alternatives Warner/Chappell has inspired us to create: 79 more words