With 4th Circ. Win, Mayweather Stays Unbeaten In IP Row

Law360, New York (September 26, 2013, 3:13 PM EDT) -- Boxing champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. earned a unanimous decision victory in the Fourth Circuit on Thursday, beating back copyright infringement claims from a musician who alleged that the pugilist illegally used his song in appearances at events hosted by World Wrestling Entertainment Inc.

In a 69-page opinion, the three-judge panel upheld a South Carolina federal judge's summary judgment that found musician Anthony Dash was unable to prove that he suffered monetary losses when Mayweather used parts of his instrumental composition “Tony Gunz Beat” at the WWE's...
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Anthony Dash v. Floyd Mayweather, Jr.


Case Number

12-1899

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Appellate - 4th Circuit

Nature of Suit

3820 Copyright

Date Filed

July 25, 2012

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