A Federal Excessive Courtroom in Lagos has fastened November 5, 2019 for listening to in a swimsuit filed by a Nigerian musician, Olumuyiwa Danladi a.okay.a Danny Younger, towards fellow music star, Tiwa Savage, over alleged copyright infringement.
Within the swimsuit, labelled FHC/L/CS/230/2019 and pending earlier than Justice Mohammed Liman, Danny Younger is claiming N205 million in damages towards Savage for allegedly, utilizing his musical work titled ‘ONE’ with out lawful authority.
Additionally joined within the swimsuit is Marvin Information, a Nigerian document label, based by document artist, Don Jazzy.
The ‘Omo Lepa’ hit singer filed the swimsuit by his counsel, Justin Ige, of Inventive Authorized, claiming the sum of N200 million in damages towards the defendants for copyright violation.
He’s additionally claiming N5 million as value of motion, in addition to demanding an account for income accrued to the defendants from the usage of the infringing musical work titled ‘ONE’ Though the Plaintiff filed the swimsuit since Feb. 13, the defendants didn’t file any response to the swimsuit.
The court docket has consequently, now set down the swimsuit for particular listening to on Nov. 5 Plaintiff is looking for a declaration, that by copying, recording, reproducing and broadcasting his musical composition and melody with out his authorisation, the defendants have infringed on his copyright.
He, subsequently, seeks an order of perpetual injunction restraining the defendants, whether or not by themselves or their brokers, from additional copying, performing, recording, reproducing, or speaking to the general public, his musical composition.