Mayweather, WWE Can't Escape Copyright Suit

Law360, New York (August 26, 2010, 4:34 PM EDT) -- A federal judge has slapped down boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. and World Wrestling Entertainment Inc.'s bid to dismiss a copyright suit over music used at professional wrestling events, ruling that a relatively unknown rapper has the proper jurisdiction to bring the case on.

Judge Joseph F. Anderson of the U.S. District Court for the District of South Carolina found Wednesday that the defendants did not establish how flying across the U.S. to meet the plaintiff's challenge would create a significant burden, as they argued in a...
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