Satriani, Coldplay Bury The Axe In Riff Tiff

Law360, New York (September 4, 2009, 2:51 PM EDT) -- Joe Satriani and members of the band Coldplay have apparently settled a copyright case in which the guitar virtuoso accused the English emo-rock kings of ripping off his riffs.

Thursday's joint stipulation, in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California, gave no details about the rock 'n' roll resolution except that the case was dismissed with prejudice.

The lawsuit, which had generated interest in the legal community, likely culminated in a confidential settlement, intellectual property attorney Michael Barclay of Wilson Sonsini Goodrich &...
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