Anheuser-Busch Hit With Suit Over Use Of Styx Song In Ad

Law360, New York (November 13, 2013, 1:25 PM EST) -- Anheuser-Busch LLC is facing an infringement suit filed in California court from the owner of the copyright to the track "Lady" by the rock band Styx, which alleges part of the hit song was used without permission in a commercial posted online.

Wooden Nickel Music said in its Nov. 4 suit that a slightly more than minute-long commercial for Bud Light entitled "The Elevator" — two versions of which have been posted on YouTube and have gotten more than 1,750,000 views combined — unlawfully reproduces the...
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