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Featured case: House of Bryant Publications, L.L.C. v. A&E Television Networks – Rocky Top clip

Plaintiffs claim A&E used short clip of “Rocky Top” synchronized in a television program, despite plaintiff’s refusal to grant a license. Defense claims fair use, stating that the clip is only 12 seconds long and is background to a football game filled with ambient noise. The case docket is featured by Justia and the Stanford Fair Use site.