Beatles Co. Says Concert Row Is Cash Grab, Seeks Sanctions

Law360, Los Angeles (November 29, 2016, 8:27 PM EST) -- The Beatles’ Apple Corps Ltd. on Monday fired its latest salvo at a copyright lawsuit over footage of the band’s iconic 1965 concert at Shea Stadium, telling a New York federal judge the suit is an opportunistic bid at “cashing in” on a recently released Beatles documentary that warrants sanctions.

In a 22-page motion, Apple Corps and co-defendant Subafilms Ltd. urged U.S. District Judge George B. Daniels to dismiss the suit, brought by the holding company for the intellectual property of rock ’n’ roll promoter Sid Bernstein, who is widely credited with bringing The Beatles to the U.S, and which alleges...

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