New Trial Ordered In 'Stairway To Heaven' Copyright LawsuitA U.S. appeals court on Friday ordered a new trial in a lawsuit accusing Led Zeppelin of copying an obscure 1960s instrumental for the intro to its classic 1971 rock anthem "Stairway to Heaven."
Led Zeppelin Loses Fight For Legal Fees In 'Stairway' CaseLed Zeppelin may have won the copyright war over its creation of "Stairway to Heaven," but it lost its battle Monday to recoup nearly $800,000 in defense fees.
Jury: Led Zeppelin Did Not Steal Opening Of 'Stairway To Heaven'A federal jury Thursday rejected a lawsuit alleging that Led Zeppelin stole the opening guitar riff of its classic hit “Stairway to Heaven” from an obscure tune by the defunct Los Angeles group Spirit.
Led Zeppelin Lawyers Ask Judge To Toss 'Stairway To Heaven' CaseLed Zeppelin's lawyers asked a judge to throw out a case accusing the band's songwriters of ripping off a riff for "Stairway to Heaven."
Led Zeppelin Lawyers Ask Judge To Toss 'Stairway To Heaven' Copyright CaseThe attorney says the plaintiff's lawyers failed to prove that the "Stairway to Heaven" song was ripped off.
Economist: Led Zeppelin Works Earn Nearly $60M Over Past 5 YearsLed Zeppelin works that include "Stairway to Heaven" had revenues of nearly $60 million over the past five years, an economist testified Friday in a lawsuit accusing the band of lifting a passage from another songwriter's tune.
Copyright Infringement Case Involving 'Stairway To Heaven' Continues In CourtPlaintiff's attorney Francis Malofiy, who had called Page to the stand as a hostile witness, asked if he had a gift with the guitar.
Jury To Decide Whether Led Zeppelin's 'Stairway To Heaven' Riff Is RipoffThe plaintiff's attorney claims the opening guitar riff of "Stairway" was stolen from a song by the defunct band, Spirit.
Jury To Decide Whether 'Stairway To Heaven' Riff Is LiftedGenerations of aspiring guitarists have tried to copy the riff from Led Zeppelin's "Stairway to Heaven."
Judge Clears 'Stairway To Heaven' Copyright Case For TrialA judge says a trial is needed to determine if Led Zeppelin's "Stairway to Heaven" copies its opening notes from a song by the rock band Spirit.