F.B.T. Productions LLC v Aftermath Records

Opinion on Appeal in Eminem Case on Royalties vs License

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The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals reversed the district court's ruling and held that third party digital distribution of sound recordings is a "license" and as such the sound recording copyright owner is entitled to 50 percent of the income and not the royalty rate set forth under the contract.

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Reference Info:Decision | Federal, 9th Circuit, California | United States

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