Susman Says Beating Beats Was All About 3rd-Party Status

By RJ Vogt (July 5, 2018, 8:28 PM EDT) -- Susman Godfrey attorneys who spearheaded a $25 million royalties win over Beats Electronics LLC celebrity co-founders Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine last week say the case's key challenge was convincing jurors that their client was an intended third-party beneficiary of a royalty agreement without his name on it.

Before starting Beats, Iovine was a renowned music mogul who'd created Interscope Records and helped launch the careers of artists from Bruce Springsteen to Eminem; Dre, real name Andre Young, was an original member of the notorious rap group N.W.A. who went on to win six Grammy Awards as a rapper and producer....

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