Tennyson's Estate Seeks $350M From ASCAP

Law360, New York (September 17, 2009, 3:04 PM EDT) -- The daughter of jazz composer William J. Tennyson Jr. has accused the American Society of Composers, Authors & Publishers — along with Universal Music Group Inc., Sony Music Entertainment and others — of breaching songwriting contracts by engaging in activities that have denied his successors royalties for the past 50 years.

Tanya Tennyson filed her amended complaint on behalf of her father's estate on Wednesday in the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida, asking for a $350 million judgment against various publishers who...
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