November 7, 2008

Hall & Oates Sue Publisher in NY State Court

Daryl Hall and John Oates have filed a lawsuit saying their music publisher failed to protect their rights to their 1982 hit "Maneater." (Article) They claim that defendant breached its publishing contract with Hall and Oates by refusing "in bad faith" to sue for copyright infringement

Hall & Oates v. Warner/Chappell Music Inc., No. 114788-2008 (Sup.Ct., N.Y. Co. summons filed Nov. 3, 2008).