Historical facts cannot form the basis of a copyright claim – Jersey Boys litigation

Nor can an author, who once claimed a work was nonfiction, change course in litigation and claim that certain aspects were fiction.

Corbello v Valli

NEW YORK – JUNE 07: The cast of “Jersey Boys” performs onstage during the 63rd Annual Tony Awards at Radio City Music Hall on June 7, 2009 in New York City. (Photo by Andrew H. Walker/Getty Images)