DOJ Tells 2nd Circ. To Toss Music Exec's E-Book Appeal

Law360, New York (December 5, 2012, 5:16 PM EST) -- The U.S. Department of Justice on Monday said eMusic founder Bob Kohn has failed to refute the government's showing that the music executive lacks standing to appeal in the Second Circuit its price-fixing settlements with three e-book publishers.

Kohn, in arguing that he has standing to appeal the district judge's refusal to let him intervene in the case, misses the government's more fundamental point that he has no standing because he has no stake in the final judgment approving the settlements with HarperCollins Publishers LLC, Simon...
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