Eminem’s Publisher Settles Fight Over Audi Commercial

Law360, San Diego (July 29, 2011, 8:35 PM EDT) -- The music publisher for Eminem said Friday it had resolved two copyright infringement suits in Europe alleging a promotional video by Audi AG ripped off the rapper’s song “Lose Yourself,” which was used as part of Chrysler Group LLC’s popular ad campaign.

Terms of the settlement between Eight Mile Style LLC and the German automaker were not disclosed, but Audi has agreed to support the “revitalization of Detroit” by contributing to certain social projects.

Eight Mile launched the copyright actions in the U.K. and Germany after...
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