Bid To Revive Royalty Suit Against Music Groups Fails

Law360, New York (August 17, 2010, 8:59 AM EDT) -- A federal judge has refused to revive a lawsuit brought by the daughter of jazz composer William J. Tennyson Jr. that accuses several music organizations — including the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers — of conspiring to withhold royalties from Tennyson's successors for the past 50 years.

Judge Mary S. Scriven of the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida on Friday denied Tanya Tennyson's motion for rehearing or reconsideration of the court's July 9 order granting the defendants' motion to dismiss...
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