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> Courts haven't always been kind to commercial usages, though. In one famous
> case, a comedian staged a satirical version of the play/movie "Gaslight",
> called "Autolight", which featured a large number of fully recognizable
> lines and other attributes, although very few items were actually lifted
> whole from the original. Still, the court ruled that the owners of
> "Gaslight" had been infringed and awarded damages.
That's surprising, since parody is one of the "fair use" provisions. Was
this a recent case, or has copyright law changed since then?