Alliance Legal CG defended the interests of Mr. Aleksander Revva in the copyright protection case. June 10, 2019 Judicial Chamber for Civil Cases of Moscow City Court made the final decision in the court dispute between Mr. Alexander Revva and Mr. Ruslan Kagarmanov.
Earlier in January 2019, by the decision of Kuntsevsky District Court of Moscow the claim of Mr. Ruslan Kagarmanov against Mr. Alexander Revva on copyright protection of the song “Chika” was completely dismissed, after that the plaintiff filed the appeal against the decision of the court of first instance.
June 10, 2019 Judicial Chamber for Civil Cases of Moscow City Court made the final decision in the court dispute between Mr. Alexander Revva and Mr. Ruslan Kagarmanov.
The decision of the court, which was refused in satisfaction of the requirements for the recognition of the hit song “Chika”, became valid.
Mr. Artem Grishin, the lawyer of Moscow "Alliance Legal" Bureau, who defended the interests of Mr. Alexander Revva in court, commented on the verdict rendered by the court:
“Everybody knows Dan Balan’s (2010) hit song “Chika Boom ”, Valery Leontyev’s (1998) song “Chika Chika from Puerto Rico”, the song "Chika Chika Chu", performed by Oleg Lundstrem’s jazz orchestra in 50s of the last century.
About a dozen of songs with the name "Chika" in different variations are registered in the Register of Russian Authors’ Society.
Last week, Mr. Alexander Revva won the Best Male Video nomination at the main music event of the year, MUZ-TV Award 2019. The song "Chika" gained over 140 million views on YouTube, that proved the originality and popularity of this musical product once again.
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