Who’s On First? – Fair Use Decision in “Hand to God” Infringement Suit

December 2015NYSBA The Entertainment, Arts and Sports Law Blog

Barry Werbin published an article to the New York State Bar Association EASL Blog which analyzes a NY federal court’s decision to dismiss on fair use grounds a copyright infringement claim against the producers, promoters and playwright of “Hand to God.” The claim challenged the production’s use of the "Who's on First" comedic routine originally performed by Abbott & Costello.