Music Exec Can't Nix Copyright Suit Over Mariah Carey Song

Law360, New York (August 21, 2012, 3:27 PM EDT) -- A California federal judge on Monday refused to dismiss copyright infringement and breach of contract claims against a music executive accused of helping singers Mariah Carey and The-Dream rip off an artist's copyrighted material for their song "My Love."

U.S. District Judge Susan Illston said San Francisco musician Preston Marshall had sufficiently pled his allegations that John Huffman stole his song "Are You The One" and helped turn its musical composition into Carey and The-Dream's 2009 hit tune.

The judge flatly rejected Huffman's assertion that Marshall...
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