Tag Archives: Decisions and Verdicts

Prince Estate’s $31 Million Distribution Deal Is Rescinded

Source: New York Times » Music

A Minnesota judge‘s decision means the Universal Music Group’s money must be refunded and a new buyer found for rights to much of the star’s catalog.

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Judge Rejects Justice Department Ruling on Music Licensing

Source: New York Times » Music

Hailed by the music industry as a major victory, the judge’s decision says the Justice Department misinterpreted a regulatory document that governs the performing-rights agencies BMI and Ascap.

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ArtsBeat: Court Upholds Right of Reporter to Publish Excerpts From Diary of James Brown’s Wife

Source: New York Times » Music

South Carolina’s Supreme Court, ruling in a case tied to the debate over the distribution of the singer James Brown’s estate, has upheld the right of a reporter to publish excerpts from the diary of Mr. Brown’s wife.

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