UMG, Media Co. Delay In-Flight IP Trial To Try And Settle

Law360, Los Angeles (April 28, 2016, 10:14 PM EDT) -- UMG Recordings and in-flight entertainment provider Global Eagle Entertainment convinced a California federal judge Wednesday to delay by several months an impending May trial on Global Eagle's damages for willfully infringing 4,500 UMG-owned songs, saying they were heading to mediation in June.

At a pretrial conference in Los Angeles, attorneys for both plaintiff UMG Recordings Inc. and Global Eagle Entertainment Inc. told U.S. District Judge George H. Wu that the scheduled May 10 damages trial needs to be pushed back to give the parties time to engage in a mediation scheduled for June 9.

UMG attorney Jeffrey Goldman of Jeffer Mangels...

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