Michael Jackson's Ex-Manager Seeks Commissions On Reboots

Law360, Los Angeles (September 19, 2012, 8:07 PM EDT) -- Michael Jackson's former manager Freddy DeMann is entitled to commissions from the posthumous “repackaging” of the singer's work in such formats as a video game and a Cirque du Soleil tribute show, an attorney for DeMann argued in California state court Wednesday.

DeMann, who was Jackson's manager from 1978 to 1983, claims in a breach of contract suit that the Jackson estate has deprived him of his share of “hundreds of millions of dollars” generated by its reuse of Jackson's “recordings, dances, likeness, styles and public...
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