Usher, Universal Get 'Caught Up' In Copyright Action

Law360, New York (September 7, 2012, 7:39 PM EDT) -- Three would-be music superstars smacked hip-hop virtuoso Usher, Universal Music Group Inc., Arista Records Inc. and others with a copyright suit in Illinois federal court on Friday, alleging the record companies and Usher ripped off their material for Usher’s hit single “Caught Up.”

Zacharia L. Edwards, Mitch Moses and Vince McClean claim that after a 2002 meeting with Arista executives where their song — also called “Caught Up" —  was played, they gave the executives a compact disc containing the track which ended up as the...
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