Movies Can Finally Stop Using Weird 'Happy Birthday' Ripoffs
A federal judge has ruled the decades-old copyright claim on the song "Happy Birthday," a claim worth $2 million per year, is invalid.By Steven Sparkman | September 22, 2015
For years now, if anyone has brought up ridiculous copyright claims, they probably mentioned "Happy Birthday."
But it looks like that's over. Tuesday, a judge ruled the decades-old copyright claim on the song invalid.