Abbott and Costello Lawsuit Doesn’t Get to First Base

Submitted by patentadmin on Fri, 12/18/2015 - 18:27

Abbott and Costello – that’s Bud and Lou to those of us old enough to remember their TV show and movies – lost out yet again. A federal judge dismissed a copyright lawsuit filed by the comic duo’s estate against the producers of a popular Broadway play that features Abbott and Costello’s famous "Who's on First?" comedy routine, ruling that its inclusion in the play falls under the fair use doctrine.

We love interesting facts, so here is one about Abbott and Costello. They are the only two people who were ever admitted to Baseball Hall of Fame, but never actually played baseball. As for the headline, we could not help ourselves.

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