2nd Circ. Won't Revive Bay City Rollers' Royalties Suit

Law360, Los Angeles (August 29, 2013, 6:26 PM EDT) -- The Second Circuit on Thursday tossed an appeal by three former members of the Bay City Rollers alleging the '70s pop band's former label owed them millions in unpaid royalties, ruling that the complaint was barred by a statute of limitations.

The appellate court held that an unjust enrichment claim had to be based on the musicians' contributions to the band when it made the relevant records with Arista Records, not on the income it drew with a revival more than 30 years later, affirming a...
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