Tiwa Savage, Don Jazzy dragged to court over alleged intellectual property theft


Musician, Olumuyiwa Danladi a.k.a Danny Young has dragged fellow Music star, Tiwatope Savage, and producer, Don Jazzy, to court over alleged copyright infringement.

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According to Vanguard, in the suit, labelled FHC/L/CS/230/2019 and pending before Justice Mohammed Liman, Young is claiming N205 million in damages against Savage for allegedly, using his Musical work titled ‘ONE’ without lawful authority.

The paper report that also joined in the suit is Marvin Records, a Nigerian record label, founded by record artist, Don Jazzy.

It said, the ‘Omo Lepa’ hit singer is claiming the sum of N200 million in damages against the defendants for copyright violation.

He is also claiming N5 million as cost of action, as well as demanding an account for profits accrued to the defendants from the use of the infringing musical work titled ‘ONE’ Although the Plaintiff filed the suit since Feb. 13, the defendants failed to file any response to the suit, the report said.

The court has fixed Nov. 5 for hearing.

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