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Prince estate to go to court in dispute over
Majors criticise proposal for government takeover of collective licensing in Russia
Fake Sheikh in court over conduct in Tulisa sting
Fans sue over shooting at TI concert
Woman arrested for reselling Arashi tickets in Japan
Coalition of US music licensees call on Department Of Justice to appeal court ruling on 100% licensing
Court restarts legal battle between Beats and early collaborator
ECJ says free wi-fi providers not liable when customers infringe
One Direction facing lawsuit in Ireland
Police and council deny 'vendetta' against Fabric, as club outlines appeal against closure
Cliff Richard to ask parliamentarians to back new law providing anonymity to those accused of sex abuse before charges filed
Lil Wayne says Cash Money Records still to account for $70 million spending spree
Judge rejects Department Of Justice conclusion on 100% licensing
Viagogo given green light to pursue legal action against SFX
French court gives prison time to both operator and users of OMGTorrent
European Commission publishes copyright reform proposals including transparency and the value gap
Music industry responds to draft European copyright directive
Beatles company sued over concert footage in new documentary
Songwriter group sues US Department Of Justice over consent decree ruling
Berghain granted 'high culture' status
Islington MP Emily Thornberry
Fabric to fight closure
Fabric to fight closure

9 September 2016

European court says publishers can be liable when linking to copyright infringing files
Fabric says its closure
Spears family settles with Britney's self-declared former manager
Fabric closed
Fabric closed

7 September 2016

Recent Eventbrite hires sued by ticketing rival
German court rules print at home ticket fees illegal
Jessie J song theft lawsuit dismissed again
BMG files response in legal dispute with two more American ISPs