WB Music IP Suit Survives Escape Bid Over Missing Space

Law360 (August 29, 2018, 7:33 PM EDT) -- WB Music Corp. can keep its infringement suit against a streaming company accused of broadcasting its copyrighted songs, according to a California federal judge’s ruling Tuesday that found a missing space in the streaming company’s name in the complaint wasn’t enough to derail the whole case.

U.S. District Judge Christina A. Snyder ruled that Future Today Inc., which has allegedly been permitting its users to stream WB’s copyrighted materials, cannot escape the suit just because the original complaint omitted the space in the company’s name, calling it “FutureToday” instead of its official corporate name, according to the decision signed Monday and entered...

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