Lime Wire Exits Contract Dispute Over IP Settlement

Law360, New York (October 26, 2011, 6:55 PM EDT) -- Independent record label group Merlin BV and Lime Wire LLC ended their dispute Wednesday over allegations that the defunct music file-sharing service provider breached a contract by cutting Merlin out of a $105 million copyright infringement settlement.

U.S. District Judge Kimba M. Wood of the Southern District of New York approved a settlement resolving Merlin's allegations that Lime Wire broke its promise to include it in a settlement with larger record label companies in exchange for Merlin holding off on its own copyright infringement suit against...
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