UMG, Marley Estate End Dispute Over Royalties

Law360, New York (January 6, 2012, 5:31 PM EST) -- A lawsuit that family members of late reggae icon Bob Marley filed against UMG Recordings Inc. in 2008 over copyrights and royalties wrapped up on Thursday, when a New York federal judge gave her blessing to an agreement to end the dispute.

U.S. District Judge Katherine B. Forrest signed off on a stipulation of dismissal without prejudice in which the plaintiffs — Marley's widow, nine of his children and their company Fifty-Six Hope Road Music Ltd. — and UMG said they agreed that all claims should...
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