UMG To Appeal Judge's Ruling On Sale Of Promo CDs

Law360, New York (June 16, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- In a case said by some to have broad implications for consumer rights, Universal Music Group Recordings Inc. is appealing a judge's decision to dismiss an infringement lawsuit the record company brought against a man who was selling on eBay promotional CDs he received from UMG.

Judge S. James Otero of the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California said on June 10 that because the title of the promotional CDs was transferred from UMG to music industry insiders, Troy Augusto's resale was protected...
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