Beats Are Nuthin' But A Me Thang, Dre Says In $107M Trial
Law360, Los Angeles (June 20, 2018, 11:06 PM EDT) -- Beats Electronics LLC co-founder Dr. Dre told a California jury Wednesday that he came up with the concept and title for the Beats By Dre headphone brand, disputing claims that another entrepreneur deserves as much as $107 million in additional royalties for helping launch the business.
Testimony by the Grammy Award-winning artist and producer behind songs like "Nuthin' But a G Thang" and "Let Me Ride" directly contradicted previous statements by businessman Steven Lamar, who told the jury earlier this month that Dre and his co-founder, famed record executive Jimmy Iovine, were "just the celebrity endorsement partner for my product" —...
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