Sirius XM Faces 2nd Suit On Pre-1972 Royalties

Law360, Los Angeles (August 26, 2013, 9:06 PM EDT) -- Music licensing giant SoundExchange Inc. filed suit against Sirius XM Radio Inc. in D.C. federal court on Monday, alleging the radio station owed at least $50 million in underpayments of digital royalties.

Such marks at least the second suit against Sirius over payments for digital rights. On Aug. 1, the two founding members of the band The Turtles slapped Sirius with a putative class action worth at least $100 million in California state court, alleging the satellite music provider is illegally circulating songs the group recorded...
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Case Title

SOUNDEXCHANGE, INC. v. SIRIUS XM RADIO INC.


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1:13-cv-01290

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District Of Columbia

Nature of Suit

Copyright

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Richard J. Leon

Date Filed

August 26, 2013

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