Beastie Boys Fight For Right To Discovery In Monster IP Row

Law360, New York (November 16, 2012, 2:11 PM EST) -- Hip hop group the Beastie Boys is willing to mediate a copyright suit against Monster Energy Co. over the company's use of its songs in promotional videos if the drink maker reveals other potential infringement, the plaintiffs' lawyer told a New York federal judge Friday.

At a conference, Beastie Boys attorney Theodore Conrad Max told U.S. District Judge Paul Adam Engelmayer that the group would begin settlement talks after Monster revealed its use of the act's songs in any context outside the video that sparked the...
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