Fisher V. Dees was a case in appellate court pitting Marvin Fisher as the appellant and Rick Dees as the appellee. The determination of this case had serious implications on the fair use of intellectual property as defined by the copyright law in America. This paper ventilates on the on the facts involved in the case, the consideration and holding of the appellate court and the implications of the holding in the music and entertainment industry.
Facts of the Case
The following are the facts that were considered in the determination of the case. The appellee in the case sought permission from the owner ...