Jay Z's Entertainment Co. Gets Last Poaching Claim Axed
Law360, New York (January 23, 2017, 8:55 PM EST) -- Jay Z's Roc Nation LLC on Monday in Texas federal court won its bid to throw out the last claim against it in a suit accusing the entertainment company’s athlete marketing unit of poaching Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant from another marketer.
U.S. District Judge Jane J. Boyle granted summary judgment to mogul Jay Z's Roc Nation LLC entertainment company and tossed competing marketer Official Brands Inc.’s claim of tortious interference with an existing contract. In a separate but related order, the judge also granted athlete marketing unit Roc Nation Sports’ “personal jurisdiction” motion that the case shouldn’t be tried...
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