Sony Gets Country Star Paisley's Royalties Row Trimmed
By Eric Hornbeck (October 24, 2011, 3:43 PM EDT) -- A New York judge on Monday limited country music star Brad Paisley's lawsuit alleging Sony Music Entertainment Inc. miscalculated his royalties, ruling an agreed-on deadline to sue over some of the alleged miscalculations had passed.
Judge Barbara R. Kapnick said her hands were tied by a tolling agreement that Sony and Paisley had entered into, and she ruled that Paisley could only challenge royalties and auditing statements since Jan. 1, 2006.
"I think I'm pretty much obligated to follow the limitations period," Judge Kapnick said during a hearing in her downtown Manhattan courtroom. "Once you miss the time, I really don't...
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