UMG Wins Protective Order In Copyright Case

Law360 (June 26, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A judge has granted a protective order to the defendants in Bridgeport Music Inc.'s copyright case against Universal Music Group Recordings Inc., Napster LLC, Apple Computer Inc. and Yahoo Inc., allowing the defendants to provide the plaintiff with only limited information about operative agreements between them.

The order, issued Wednesday by Judge James C. Francis IV of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, precludes the defendants' disclosing any “restricted confidential” information to plaintiff's expert Ted Cohen, who sits on the board...
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