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US judge approves ‘Happy Birthday’ settlement


US judge approves ‘Happy Birthday’ settlement

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A US judge has approved a settlement agreement centring on “Happy Birthday to You”, meaning the song can enter the public domain.

Happy Birthday, copyright, public domain, Warner/Chappell, Patty Hill, Mildred Hill, US District Court for the Central District of California


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