Grooveshark Owner Tears Into Record Cos.' Copyright Case

Law360, New York (March 02, 2012, 1:25 PM ET) -- The owner of online music service Grooveshark on Thursday ripped a copyright complaint filed in New York federal court by UMG Recordings Inc., Warner Bros. Records Inc. and other record labels, calling it “among the least informative and substantive pleadings imaginable.”

Escape Media Group Inc. and Grooveshark founders Samuel Tarantino and Joshua Greenberg said the court should toss the record labels' Dec. 15 amended complaint and give the plaintiffs a chance to fix — if they are able — various pleading deficiencies.

The record companies failed...
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Case Title

UMG Recording, Inc. v. Escape Media Group, Inc. et al


Case Number

1:11-cv-08407

Court

New York Southern

Nature of Suit

Copyright

Judge

Thomas P. Griesa

Date Filed

November 17, 2011

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