'Hey Mickey' Singer's IP Malpractice Suit Survives

Law360, New York (August 23, 2011, 6:53 PM EDT) -- A New York judge refused in early August to dismiss singer Toni Basil's malpractice and breach of contract suit against her former lawyer at Gibbons PC over efforts to recover rights to her 1982 hit "Hey Mickey."

New York Supreme Court Judge Paul Wooten ruled Aug. 2 that questions remained over whether the statute of limitations had already expired when Basil — who filed the suit under her real name, Antonia Christina Basilotta — sued Gibbons and attorney Oren J. Warshavsky in September 2009 for malpractice,...
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