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Stolen Song Claims Should Be Cooked, Meat Loaf Says

Law360 (February 28, 2018, 6:03 PM EST) -- Singer Meat Loaf and the composer of his hit single “I’d Do Anything For Love” asked a California federal judge on Tuesday to toss a copyright infringement suit claiming they stole the tune more than 24 years ago, arguing no similarities exist between the two songs that are protectable.

Meat Loaf and James Richard Steinman, who’s credited as the composer of the chart-topping song from 1993, argued that the infringement claims cooked up by Enclosed Music LLC over a tune written and copyrighted by Jon Dunmore...
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Case Title

Enclosed Music LLC v. James Richard Steinman et al


Case Number

2:17-cv-07304

Court

California Central

Nature of Suit

Copyright

Judge

Fernando M. Olguin

Date Filed

October 4, 2017

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