Gingrich Looks To Settle 'Eye Of The Tiger' Copyright Suit

Law360, New York (August 24, 2012, 12:55 PM EDT) -- Newt Gingrich and Survivor band member Frankie Sullivan have reached a tentative agreement in Illinois to settle the musician's copyright infringement suit alleging the former Republican presidential candidate unlawfully used the song "Eye of the Tiger" during campaign stops, Sullivan's attorney said Friday.

Annette Michele McGarry of McGarry & McGarry LLC, who represents Sullivan, said that while the parties were still "hammering out the details," Sullivan’s Rude Music Inc. had reached a settlement in principle to resolve the complaint claiming the politician played the iconic theme...
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Case Title

Rude Music Inc v. Newt 2012, Inc. et al


Case Number

1:12-cv-00640

Court

Illinois Northern

Nature of Suit

820(Copyright)

Judge

Honorable Matthew F. Kennelly

Date Filed

January 29, 2012

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