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Jay-Z is Big Pimpin’ in the Ninth Circuit

BY: Michael Kolcun | June 6, 2018

After more than a decade of litigation, the Ninth Circuit has affirmed the dismissal of an infringement action against Jay-Z for his song, Big Pimpin’, holding moral rights under Egyptian law are unenforceable in the U.S. Fahmy v. Jay-Z, et al., No. 16-55213 (9th Cir. May 31, 2018), involved the background music to Jay-Z’s hit, … Continue reading