Articles Tagged with Eye of the Tiger

GOP candidate Newt Gingrich and his campaign were sued for copyright infringement in federal court yesterday for reportedly playing the band Survivor‘s “Eye of the Tiger” song at Gingrich campaign events, but without obtaining rights to do so (Read the lawsuit below).

Plaintiff Rude Music, Inc. is a music publishing company created by Survivor band member Frank M. Sullivan, III, and holder of rights to the song.

The defendants have some explaining to do, especially since Gingrich argued at a recent South Carolina GOP debate that copyright holders should sue to protect their intellectual property rights:
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