Hobbs v. John a/k/a Sir Elton Hercules John, No. 12 C 3117, Slip Op. (N.D. Ill. Oct. 29, 2012) (St. Eve, J.).
Judge St. Eve dismissed plaintiff’s copyright and related state law claims against Elton John, Bernard Taupin and Big Pig Music (collectively “defendants”). Plaintiff argued that his copyrighted song “Natasha” inspired by his