Sony, Eddie Money Royalty Spat Should Proceed, Judge Says

Law360, New York (February 12, 2013, 1:55 PM EST) -- Sony Music Entertainment's bid to pare down a contract suit alleging that Eddie Money was shorted on digital download royalties should be denied, a New York federal judge recommended Monday, rejecting Sony's claim that it wasn't adequately notified about the rock singer's gripes.

U.S. Magistrate Judge Andrew Peck signed off on a 23-page report and recommendation that said Sony's Dec. 17 motion to dismiss — which sought to have all of Money's claims dismissed except the claim that Sony applied an incorrect royalty rate to digital...
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