Universal Off The Hook In Row Over Prince Perfume

Law360, New York (August 5, 2011, 7:07 PM EDT) -- Universal Music Publishing Group is not liable for a perfume maker's alleged lost profits in a suit over a failed celebrity endorsement deal with the singer Prince, but Prince could still be on the hook, a New York judge ruled Wednesday.

Revelations Perfume and Cosmetics Inc. sued the record label in November 2008, alleging it promised to persuade Prince to lend his name to two new fragrances. But the singer ultimately refused to show up for in-store appearances or use his image on product packaging, costing...
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