NY Judge Won't Wade Into $12M Pop Song Royalty Row

By Jack Newsham (May 11, 2018, 5:52 PM EDT) -- A New York judge said Friday that she wouldn't issue any orders or appoint a receiver in a $12 million royalties dispute between songwriter Jacob Kasher Hindlin and pop producer Dr. Luke, calling on both sides to continue obeying contracts that Hindlin has sued to invalidate.

Hindlin, known professionally as JKash, asked the court to declare that publishing and production services agreements he inked with the producer, whose real name is Lukasz Gottwald, were no longer valid. While the dispute is pending, Hindlin's lawyer, Andrew Goodman, has argued that a receiver should be named to hold copyrights of his client's work...

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