Yoko Ono Deemed Rightful Owner Of Lennon Video

Law360, New York (June 30, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A federal judge has deemed Yoko Ono the rightful owner of rare video footage showing John Lennon and his family in 1970, despite claims from a video company that her purchase of the footage was invalid.

Judge Rya W. Zobel of the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts on June 24 granted Ono's counterclaims in the suit, finding that World Wide Video LLC's attempt to challenge the legitimacy of the purchase was time-barred.

World Wide Video claimed Ono failed to exercise due diligence when...
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