Rock n' Roll Law Podcast #8: Joint Authorship and the Battle over Chuck Berry's Songs

Law Professor Tim McFarlin talks about joint authorship and the court case of Johnnie Johnson v. Chuck Berry, and the battle over the authorship of some of the most seminal songs in rock history. Tim and host Jim Jesse talk about the difficulties courts have in determining authorship given the current statutory and case law, plus some great rock history.

Link to download law review article: ssrn.com/abstract=2530741
Link to article after Chuck's death about this case: theconversation.com/was-chuck-berry…out-to-be-75442

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