Jackson Estate Reaches $2.5M Deal In Memorabilia Suit

Law360, Los Angeles (September 4, 2012, 5:56 PM EDT) -- The estate of Michael Jackson has agreed to a $2.5 million settlement with a memorabilia collector who allegedly infringed the late singer's copyrights and misappropriated his likeness, estate attorneys announced Tuesday.

The announcement, which came nearly a month after U.S. District Judge Dean D. Pregerson granted the estate’s motion for partial summary judgment finding copyright infringement and other violations by Howard Mann and Vintage Pop Media Group LLC, avoided a jury trial in which estate lawyers were seeking between $5.18 and $12.08 million for the use...
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John Branca et al v. Howard Mann et al


Case Number

2:11-cv-00584

Court

California Central

Nature of Suit

Copyright

Judge

Dean D. Pregerson

Date Filed

January 19, 2011

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