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Campbell v. Acuff-Rose Music

Docket No.: 92-1292
Argued: November 9, 1993
Decided: March 7, 1994

Topics:

17 U.S.C. 107, Economic Activity, First Amendment, copyright, trademark

Petitioner: Campbell
Respondent: Acuff-Rose Music

Court Below: THE UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE SIXTH CIRCUIT
Citation: 972 F.2d 1429
Lower Court Decision
Supreme Court Docket


510 U.S. 569 (1994)
Question:

May 2 Live Crew's commercial parody of Roy Orbison's "Oh, Pretty Woman" be a fair use within the meaning of the Copyright Act of 1976?

Campbell v. Acuff-Rose Music
ORAL ARGUMENT

November 09, 1993

Holding: reversed and remanded
Decision: Decision: 9 votes for Campbell, 0 vote(s) against
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