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Paul McCartney Seeks to Reclaim Rights to Beatles Songs Under the Copyright Act

Sir Paul McCartney aims to reclaim his rights to popular Beatles songs in a complaint filed yesterday.  The complaint seeks a declaratory judgment that his copyright termination notices are valid ahead of the 2018 expiration of the Copyright Act’s term for pre-1978 copyrights – 56 years after McCartney and John Lennon began composing together in 1962.  Sony/ATV … Continue Reading

Judge Ramos: Securities Fraud Suit Against Deloitte Dismissed, but Plaintiffs May Replead

In an opinion issued today, Judge Ramos dismissed securities fraud and related claims brought against Deloitte & Touche for its part in allegedly fraudulent financial statements and other SEC filings by ChinaCast Education, a Chinese company that traded on the NASDAQ from 2006 to 2012.  Deloitte was ChinaCast’s auditor, and the plaintiffs were investors in … Continue Reading

A-Rod Voluntarily Dismisses Cases Against Major League Baseball

A few minutes ago, suspended Yankee third baseman Alex Rodriguez voluntarily dismissed his suit against Major League Baseball alleging that it tortiously interfered with his Yankee contract through improper methods of investigating his alleged use of performance enhancing drugs, and also voluntarily dismissed a second suit challenging his resulting suspension.  The two notices are here … Continue Reading

N.Y. Times Quotes SDNYBlog Editor in Article About A-Rod Suit

The article is here. In other litigation news regarding A-Rod, Judges Schofield and Ramos issued a joint order yesterday directing the parties to file a “Statement of Relatedness” by today concerning the two cases A-Rod has filed against Major League Baseball. The first is a toritious interference case regarding MLB’s allegedly improper investigation of him, … Continue Reading

A-Rod Sues to Void Suspension

In a complaint filed today, Yankee third baseman Alex Rodriguez sued Major League Baseball to overturn an arbitral panel’s decision to largely uphold his lengthy suspension from baseball. The panel’s decision, which was made public for the first time as an attachment to the complaint, reduced his suspension from 211 games to 162, but rejected … Continue Reading
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