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Music Industry Execs Denied Claim To Michael Jackson Co.

Law360 (May 17, 2019, 10:36 PM EDT) -- The Michael Jackson Co. is solely owned by the late entertainer's estate and not by a group of entertainment industry executives claiming the King of Pop promised them partial ownership prior to his death, a California appellate court said Thursday, affirming a lower court's findings.

In an unpublished opinion, three appellate judges affirmed that the quartet claiming a portion of the Michael Jackson Co. had plenty of opportunities in the years prior to Jackson's death in 2009 to assert their claims of ownership, which they say were promised to them during a meeting with Jackson in Tokyo in 2006.

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