Big Beatles $$$ Lawsuit – SETTLED! Paul McCartney Gets His Beatles Songs Back!

Paul’s lawsuit was settled!

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Breaking Beatles News!

Paul McCartney’s lawsuit against Sony has been settled, and his Beatles songs are his again!

As The Guardian reports:

“Paul McCartney has reached a settlement over copyright to the Beatles catalogue, avoiding a legal battle that could have had wide ramifications for the music business.

McCartney filed a lawsuit in January in a US court to secure rights from Sony ATV music publishing following a British judicial ruling that shook up the industry.

Michael Jacobs, a lawyer for McCartney, late last week informed a judge that the two sides “have resolved this matter by entering into a confidential settlement agreement”.

Jacobs asked Edgardo Ramos, a federal judge in New York, to dismiss the lawsuit. Representatives declined further comment.

The case revolves around the US Copyright Act of 1976 which aimed to strengthen the hand of songwriters – whose relationship with music publishers, who hold rights and distribute…

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5 replies

  1. Awesome news! I’m glad for Paul. They are returned to the rightful owner.

  2. As i said before, he must have been trying to prove something, as he can’t live long enough to spend all his money.
    Best wishes, Pete.

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