Usher Asks Judge To Revisit 'Burn' Copyright Ruling

Law360, New York (September 19, 2011, 1:23 PM EDT) -- R&B artists Usher and Jermaine Dupri asked a California federal judge on Friday to reconsider her denial of their motion for summary judgment in a copyright suit over Usher's 2004 song "Burn," arguing that her ruling made numerous critical errors.

The singers claim that U.S. District Judge Christina A. Snyder ignored important case law, relied on speculation and misinterpreted the Billboard sales charts when she decided in August that there is sufficient evidence to let a jury determine whether "Burn" infringed a song written by plaintiff...
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Case Title

Ernest Lee Straughter et al v. Usher Raymond et al


Case Number

2:08-cv-02170

Court

California Central

Nature of Suit

Copyright

Judge

Christina A. Snyder

Date Filed

April 1, 2008

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