Stairway to the Courtroom
Arguably the most famous song in rock history could become one of the most infamous, Led Zeppelin’s Stairway to Heaven is being put before a jury in a few weeks to decide whether the song is liable for copyright infringement. The song it’s accused of infringing is ‘Taurus’ by American rock band Spirit, who Led Zeppelin were affiliated with.
Intellectual property copyright is difficult to traverse, so to help us understand how and why Led Zep are on trial, and help inform our own opinions we we’re joined by Dr Guy Morrow, Lecturer in the Creative Industries at Macquarie University
Produced by Phillip Leason