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2000 US Armstrong v. Virgin Records S.D.N.Y. Planetary Citizen Unfinished Sympathy Mahavishnu Orchestra Massive Attack
2000 US Three Boys Music v. Michael Bolton 9th Cir. Love is a Wonderful Thing Love is a Wonderful Thing Isley Brothers Michael Bolton and Andrew Goldmark
2000 US Tisi v. Patrick S.D.N.Y. Sell Your Soul Take A Picture Michael Tisi Richard Patrick
2001 US Marlon Williams v. Calvin Broadus S.D.N.Y. The Symphony Ghetto Symphony Marlon Williams Calvin Broadus
2001 US Toliver v. Sony Music D. Alaska Independent Lady Independent Women Paula Toliver Destiny's Child
2002 UK Creagh v. Hit and Run Music Ch. Div. Where are You Now Where are You Marianne Creagh Hit and Run Music
2002 US Jean et al. v. Bug Music S.D.N.Y. Hand Clapping Song My Love is Your Love Leo Nocentelli, et al. Nel Wyclef Jean and Jerry Duplessis
2003 UK Malmstedt v. EMI Records Ch. D. Jenny and I Sleeping in my car Stephan Malmstedt EMI Records
2003 US Cottrill v. Spears E.D. Pa. What You See is What You Get What U See is What U Get, Can't Make You Love Me Michael Cottrill and Lawrence Wnukowski Jorgen Elufsson, David Kreuger, Per Magnusson, Rami Yacoub
2003 US Newton v. Diamond 9th Cir. Choir Pass the Mic James W. Newton Beastie Boys
2003 US Ory v. Country Joe McDonald C.D. Cal. Muskrat Ramble I Feel Like I'm Fixin' to  Die Rag Edward "Kid" Ory Country Joe McDonald
2003 US Jorgensen v. Epic/Sony Records 2nd Cir. Long Lost Lover My Heart Will Go On, Amazed John L. Jorgensen James Horner and Will Jennings; Chris Lindsey, Aimee Mayo and Marv Green
2004 PRC Apollo v. Coca Cola Beijing District Court When the Sun Rises Sunrise Apollo Inc. Coca Cola (China) Inc.
2004 US Swirsky v. Carey 9th Cir. One of Those Love Songs Thank God I Found You Seth Swirsky and Warryn Campbell Mariah Carey
2004 US Ulloa v. Universal S.D.N.Y. Brief countermelody to defendant's song Izzo (H.O.V.A.) Demme Ulloa Shawn Carter
2005 US BMS Entertainment v. Bridges S.D.N.Y. Straight Like That Stand Up Ramid Brown, et al. Christopher Bridges
2005 US Bridgeport Music v. Dimension Films, et al. 6th Cir. Get Off Your Ass and Jam 100 Miles and Runnin' George Clinton Dimension Films, et al.
2005 UK Coffey v. Warner/Chappell Music Ch. D. Forever after Nothing really mattters Elizabeth Coffey Warner/Chappell Music
2005 US Griffin v. J-Records E.D. Wash. Heart of Gold Dance With My Father Tia Griffin Richard Marx, Luther Vandross
2005 US Johnson v. Gordon 1st Cir. You’re the One (For Me) You’re the One Calvin R. Johnson Allen Gordon Jr.,et al.
2005 US Positive Black Talk v. Cash Money Records 5th Cir. Back That Ass Up Back That Azz Up Jerome Temple "Jubilee" Terius Gray "Juvenile"
2005 US Vargas v. Pfizer S.D.N.Y. Bust Dat Groove Without Ride Advertisement for Celebrex Ralph Vargas and Bland-Ricky Roberts Brian Transeau, et al.
2005 PRC Yong Wang v. Zhengben Zhu Beijing Court of Appeals, First District Send My Comrade to Beijing Farewell to the Red Army Yong Wang Zhengben Zhu
2006 US Boone v. Jackson 2d Cir. Holla Back Young 'N Carl Boone ("Trajik") John Jackson ("Fabolous")
2007 US Armour v. Knowles 5th Cir. Got a Little Bit of Love for You Baby Boy Jennifer Armour Beyonce Knowles
2007 US Bridgeport Music v. Combs 6th Cir. Singing in the Morning Ready to Die Ohio Players Notorious B.I.G.
2007 US Lil' Joe Wein Music, Inc. v. Jackson 11th Cir. It's Your Birthday In Da Club Luther Campbell Curtis James Jackson aka "50 Cent"
2007 TWN People v. Hu Taiwan Pingtong Appellate Court Lianshang Love Song Bye Bye My Lover! Lo Hu
2007 US Vargas v. Transeau S.D.N.Y. Aparthenonia Bust Dat Groove Without Ride Ralph Vargas and Bland-Ricky Roberts East West Communications, Inc. and Brian Transeau
2007 US Velez v. Sony Discos S.D.N.Y. Hasta hoy Tengo Ganas Victor Velez Victor Manuelle
2008 US Glover v. Austin 2d Cir. Make Up Your Mind Unpretty Corey Glover TLC
2009 US Allen v. Destiny's Child N.D. Ill. Cater 2 U Cater 2 U Rickey Allen Destiny's Child
2009 US Brainard v. Vassar M.D.Tenn. Good Ol' Days to Come Good Ole Days Dustin Evans Phil Vassar
2009 US Bridgeport Music, Inc. v. UMG Recordings, Inc 6th Cir. Atomic Dog D.O.G. In Me George Clinton Public Announcement
2009 US Jones v. Blige 6th Cir. Party Ain't Crunk Family Affair Leonard Jones and James E. White Mary J. Blige