UMG Shoots Down Marley Label's Antitrust Suit

Law360, New York (August 11, 2011, 2:06 PM EDT) -- A California federal judge on Tuesday nixed the final claim of an antitrust and copyright suit in which Bob Marley record distributor Rock River Communications Inc. accused Universal Music Group Inc. of interfering with its sales of a Marley album.

U.S. District Judge Christina Snyder granted Universal's request for summary judgment on the last remaining claim in the suit, which accused the music giant of intentionally interfering with Rock River's prospective economic advantage by sending cease-and-desist letters threatening copyright infringement suits to vendors that continued to...
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