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Full 9th Circ. Will Rehear 'Stairway' Copyright Case

Law360 (June 10, 2019, 6:25 PM EDT) -- The full Ninth Circuit said Monday it would rehear a high-profile copyright lawsuit accusing Led Zeppelin of stealing the intro to "Stairway to Heaven" from an obscure song, wiping out a ruling last year that ordered a new jury trial in the case.

From left, Jason Bonham, son of the late Led Zeppelin drummer John Bonham; singer Robert Plant; bassist John Paul Jones; and guitarist Jimmy Page are shown in 2012. The Ninth Circuit said Monday that it would revisit a copyright case over the band's song "Stairway to Heaven." (AP)

The appeals court said it would reconsider the long-running case...

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Case Information

Case Title

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Case Number

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Appellate - 9th Circuit

Nature of Suit

3820 Copyright

Date Filed

July 25, 2016

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