Apple Fights To Keep Co. Docs Out Of UMG Royalties Row

Law360, New York (April 30, 2012, 9:01 PM EDT) -- Apple Inc. on Wednesday moved to block parties in a suit accusing Universal Music Group of shorting artists on digital royalties from getting protected Apple-related documents and testimony from a different case, arguing the parties have failed to show how such discovery is relevant to their action.

Apple lodged an objection in California federal court in a suit between rapper Eminem's former label F.B.T. Productions LLC and record labels Aftermath Records, Interscope Records, UMG Recordings Inc. and Ary Inc. over how artists and labels are compensated...
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