Yoko Ono Targeted For Copyright Over Lennon Tapes

Law360, New York (March 12, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Years after Yoko Ono stopped the showing of a John Lennon film for alleged copyright infringement, a Massachusetts company is suing the widow of the slain Beatle for violating its purported copyright to the same footage.

World Wide Video LLC filed the suit on Tuesday, claiming that Ono failed to exercise due diligence when she purchased the John Lennon footage from the company in 2002. The Lawrence, Mass. company claimed that its principals' signatures were forged on the agreement which transferred the copyright to the footage...
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