Singer Sues Drake and Chris Brown for Copyright Infringement

Singer Sues Drake and Chris Brown for Copyright Infringement

By Steven T. Lowe / January 11, 2022

On October 5, 2021, Brandon Cooper, and his producer, Timothy Valentine, filed a copyright infringement suit in the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida against Drake, Chris Brown, and seven other songwriters credited on Drake and Brown’s track “No Guidance.” “No Guidance” is an R&B Grammy-nominated song that landed at number…

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Country Star Yoakam Sues After Warner Holds Copyrights Hostage

By Steven T. Lowe / June 1, 2021

Two-time Grammy Award-winning country music singer Dwight Yoakam filed suit against Warner Music Group and its subsidiaries in California federal court on February 8, 2021, alleging willful copyright infringement and conversion. The facts alleged are as follows: Yoakam first entered into a contract with Warner in 1985, and this claim arises from Yoakam’s attempt to…

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