Lumineers Settle With Ex-Bandmate Over Song Copyrights

Law360, San Francisco (February 14, 2017, 3:36 PM EST) -- The Lumineers have settled a former bandmate’s suit that accused its founding members of forcing him out of the folk rock band and filing fraudulent patent and trademark applications to conceal his financial interest and creative contributions, a New Jersey federal court said Tuesday.

Counsel for plaintiff Jason Van Dyke filed a stipulation of dismissal on Feb. 10, which the court granted Tuesday, that notified the court the matter has been “amicably settled.” The settlement is confidential, and representatives of the parties did not immediately respond...
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