Spotify, UK Music Co. Settle Playlist Infrigement Suit

Law360, New York (February 27, 2014, 9:06 PM EST) -- Music streaming service Spotify has settled with undisclosed terms a suit over its alleged refusal to take down user-generated playlists that purpotedly ripped off the proprietary ordering of tracks on a U.K. nightclub and entertainment company's compilation albums, according to an announcement Thursday.

The U.K. dance and electronic music brand Ministry of Sound agreed to drop its infringement claims, lodged in September in U.K. High Court, alleging that playlists made by Spotify users had copied the song sequences on its albums, after the companies struck what...
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