Sony Urges Judge To Toss 'Step Up' Soundtrack Suit

Law360, Los Angeles (March 17, 2014, 6:05 PM EDT) -- Sony Music Entertainment urged a California federal judge on Monday to toss for the fourth and final time a songwriter's heirs' claim that his recording was illegally sampled multiple times, including in the title track of the film “Step Up,” saying a remastered recording is not tied to the original.

During a hearing in Los Angeles, Christine Lepera of Mitchell Silberberg & Knupp LLP, representing Sony and a group of co-defendants that included Walt Disney Motion Pictures Group Inc., told U.S. District Judge Dean D. Pregerson...
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