(Rian Elpedes Period 6-7) Michael bolton presentation

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(Rian Elpedes Period 6-7) Michael bolton presentation

  1. 1. Michael bolton Plagiarism Case By: Rian Elpedes, Saray Rosas-Vargas, Tressa Davis and Devina Cuenca
  2. 2. Who:The people who were involved in"Michael Bolton Plagiarism Case"include Bolton, Isley Brothers, CourtOfficials, both musicians sponsors andtheir lawyers.
  3. 3. What & Where:Basically, Bolton and his musicproducers copied a song from The IsleyBrothers and claimed it as his ownsong. The Isley Brothers sued Bolton,causing both individuals to go to acourt in LA, CA and the Supreme Court.
  4. 4. When:The Isley Brothers song, Love Is AWonderful Thing, was released in 1966.Bolton performed his "version" in 1996.In 2000, The Isley Brothers filed acopyright-infringement towards Bolton.Finally, in 2001, the case was taken tothe Supreme Court and was put to anend there.
  5. 5. Why:The Isley Brothers filed aninfringement due to the acts ofplagiarism performed by Bolton. Boltonpleads he had never heard of the songnor the famous musicians, but thatdidnt affect the end-judgement.
  6. 6. Images:Isley Brothers: Michael Bolton:
  7. 7. Resources:1.<http://www.popeye-x.com/antippx/00000359.htm>.2.<http://www.mtv.com/news/articles/518966/michael-bolton-appeals-plagiarism-case.jhtml>3.<http://music.yahoo.com/michael-bolton/news/michael-bolton-sued-by-isleys-for-continued-copyright-infringement--12056766>
  8. 8. Conclusion:To sum things up, Bolton plagiarisedThe Isley Brothers, causing him to lose5.4 million dollars.

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