1. Ennesser and Ashworth, as individuals, jointly convey a fee simple absolute interest in the musical work and sound recording "Perpetuities" to Chubb.
2. Chubb orally conveys everything she has to Carlasare.
3. Then, Chubb coveys everything she has, in writing to Rosenthal, signing the coveyance document.
4. Then, Chuff conveys everything she has, in writing, signing the conveyance document, to Egan, who registers/records the conveyance document with the Register of Copyrights.
6. Chubb leaves for Mongolia, which does not recognize U.S. judgments
6. Egan actively promotes the song, which sells $ 1 million worth of CDs and downloads.
7. Separately, Carlasare and Chubb sue Egan for copyright infringement
(a) they sue in state court
(b) they sue in federal court.
8. Would it matter if both Carlasare and Chubb record/register and then sue?
(a) can they sue as soon as they apply for registration?
(b) must they wait for a registration certificate?
9. [modifying earlier stated facts] Egan records immediately; then Carlasare records within one month after the transfer to him; who prevails?
10. [modifying earlier stated facts] Only Ennesser transfers to Chubb. Ashworth sues everyone.
11. Ennesser and Ashworth do nothing. The song Perpetuities sits on the website for 30 years, until a Disney producer decides to include it in a movie, "Won El." Ennesser pops out of the woodwork and sues for copyright infringement.