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  1. Timbaland, Nelly Furtado Part of 11th Circuit Copyright Decision Instructive for Creators of Foreign Works

    Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, LLPPreston HeardSeptember 27, 2012

    [5] Thus, because Kernel failed to register its work with the U.S. Copyright Office before filing suit, "Kernel's case is doomed."[6] The reported appellate and district court decisions are Kernel Records Oy v. Mosley et al., 794 F. Supp. 2d 1355 (S.D. Fla. 2011), aff'd, __ F.3d __, 2012 U.S. App. LEXIS 19413 (11th Cir. Sept. 14, 2012). ----------------------------------------- [1] Kernel Records Oy v. Mosley et al., No. 11-12769, __ F.3d __, 2012 U.S. App. LEXIS 19413 at *22-23 (11th Cir. Sept. 14, 2012) (citing Estate of Martin Luther King, Jr. v. CBS, Inc., 194 F.3d 1211, 1214 n.3 (11th Cir. 1999) ("[P]ublication is a legal word of art, denoting a process much more esoteric than is suggested by the lay definition of the term."))