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Universal Music Sues Insurer To Pay For Its Copyright Infringement

Earlier this year, the four primary members of the Canadian Recording Industry Association (now Music Canada) – Warner Music Canada, Sony BMG Music Canada, EMI Music Canada, and Universal Music Canada – settled the largest copyright class action lawsuit in Canadian history by agreeing to pay over $50 million to […]

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November 15, 2011 13 comments News

Lawyers Weekly on Baker Copyright Class Action

The Lawyers Weekly has coverage of the Chet Baker copyright class action against the recording industry that could involve as much as $6 billion in liability.

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January 18, 2010 3 comments News

Canadian Recording Industry Hit With $6 Billion Copyright Lawsuit

Appeared in the Toronto Star on December 7, 2009 as Record industry faces liability over `infringement' Chet Baker was a leading jazz musician in the 1950s, playing trumpet and providing vocals. Baker died in 1988, yet he is about to add a new claim to fame as the lead plaintiff […]

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December 7, 2009 2 comments Columns Archive