Spotify Can't Shake Or Move Eminem Copyright Suit

By Mike LaSusa (April 2, 2020, 8:06 PM EDT) -- A Tennessee federal judge said Thursday all litigation "has to be based somewhere" as she shot down arguments by the music streaming service Spotify that the court doesn't have jurisdiction over a copyright infringement case brought by rapper Eminem's publishing companies.

Spotify had urged the court to throw out the case or otherwise move it to New York federal court, arguing the claims of Eminem's companies center on Spotify's corporate policies, which are determined mostly in its New York City office.

But U.S. District Judge Aleta A. Trauger denied that request, siding with Eminem's argument that the case hinges more broadly...

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