Producer Wants Judge To Say He Owns 'Whoomp! (There It Is)'

Law360, New York (September 7, 2012, 6:49 PM EDT) -- Music producer Alvertis Isbell asked a Texas federal judge on Thursday to end his 10-year copyright dispute with publisher DM Records Inc. by declaring him the rightful owner of hip-hop songs "Dazzey Duks" and "Whoomp! (There It Is)," rebuffing DM's arguments that he sold it the rights in a bankruptcy sale.  

Isbell claimed in a motion for judgment as a matter of law that he transferred "Dazzey Duks" and "Whoomp (There It Is)" copyrights to his publishing company, Alvert Music, before selling the assets of...
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