Sony Sues Over Cheerleading Competition Music Mixes

Law360, New York (February 11, 2014, 7:29 PM EST) -- Sony Music Entertainment sued two individuals and four companies in New York federal court on Monday for allegedly selling unauthorized mixed albums for cheerleading competitions featuring tracks by Christina Aguilera, Beyonce and Adele.

The Sony Corp. subsidiary lodged infringement claim against Extreme Traxx Productions and owner Thomas Locklayer, and against affiliated companies Cheer Music Store Inc., Cheer Music Machine LLC, Cheerleading Music Service LLC and owner Mark Bryan.

Sony says the Cheer companies fetched between $75 and $249 for each mix, and Extreme Traxx raked in...
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