IP Battles To Ensue Following Michael Jackson's Death

Law360, New York (June 26, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The death of music legend Michael Jackson is almost certain to prompt years of legal wrangling over his intellectual property, experts said, including control of the rights to his own songs and the large back catalog of music he owns by artists including The Beatles, as well as the legal rights to his likeness.

“There are multiple complications, and hoards of lawyers will be trying to straighten this out for a number of years,” said Roberta Jacobs-Meadway, a member of Eckert Seamans Cherin & Mellott LLC...
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