Skadden, Others Escape Suit Over Altered Song Evidence

Law360, New York (May 18, 2011, 8:21 PM EDT) -- A Massachusetts federal judge on Tuesday tossed a suit accusing Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom LLP of altering key evidence in a $400 billion copyright infringement case against Jon Bon Jovi, Major League Baseball and Turner Broadcasting System Inc.

Plaintiff Samuel Bartley Steele first hit the courthouse in October 2008, alleging Bon Jovi's song, “I Love This Town,” used by MLB and TBS during the 2007 baseball post-season, was a rip-off of his own song about the Boston Red Sox, titled “Man I Really Love...
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