UMG Wins Round In Fight Over Bob Marley Copyrights

Law360, New York (September 13, 2010, 5:46 PM EDT) -- UMG Recordings Inc. has won a partial victory in its battle with the estate of Bob Marley and members of his family over the copyrights to and royalties from the famed reggae star's songs, with a judge ruling that the company is in fact the owner of the copyrights at issue.

Judge Denise Cote of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York on Friday denied Fifty-Six Hope Road Music Ltd.'s motion for partial summary judgment and awarded part of UMG's motion for...
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