10-Year Tussle Over 'Whoomp! (There It Is)' Rages On

Law360, New York (February 6, 2012, 1:49 PM EST) -- A Texas federal judge declined Friday to decide a decadelong dispute by determining whether music producer Alvertis Isbell lost the copyrights to songs "Dazzey Duks" and "Whoomp! (There It Is)" during a bankruptcy sale to publisher DM Records Inc.

In denying competing motions for summary judgment, U.S. District Judge Richard A. Schell said he could not determine at this point whether the songs belonged to Isbell's recording company, Bellmark Records, when it declared bankruptcy in 1997 and its assets were sold to DM Records in 1999....
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