The University of Kentucky’s fight song is the subject of a fight in federal court

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A New York music-publishing company has sued Papa John’s, the -based pizza company, alleging unauthorized use of On! On! U of K in a television commercial.  In a suit filed March 31 in U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, Bro ‘N Sis Music Inc. claimed that Papa John’s did not seek or obtain a license to use the song.  Further complicating the issue Monday, spokesman Jay Blanton said it is UK’s “belief” that the university has “exclusive proprietary rights” to the fight song.

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Hat tip to Aaron’s UK Basketball Blog.