‘Let’s Go Thunder’ copyright claim is rejected by U.S. Supreme Court

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to hear an appeal from a man who claimed common fan phrases for the Oklahoma City Thunder NBA team were protected by copyright since he put them in a song.

BY CHRIS CASTEEL Published: May 30, 2012
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WASHINGTON — The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to hear an appeal from a man who claimed the phrases “Go Thunder” and “Let’s Go Thunder” were protected by copyright because he put them in a song about Oklahoma City’s NBA team.

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