Abbott & Costello Heirs Take Copyright Case To High Court

Law360, New York (April 20, 2017, 5:00 PM EDT) -- The heirs of comedy duo Abbott and Costello are headed to the U.S. Supreme Court, asking the justices to revive their copyright case against the producers of a popular Broadway play that features the famous "Who's on First?" comedy routine.

In a petition for writ of certiorari filed Tuesday, the heirs of William Abbott and Lou Costello said a Second Circuit ruling that struck their suit over the play "Hand to God" ran contrary to decades of precedent, raising questions of “exceptional jurisprudential importance” for the...
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