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Napster Knocks ‘Wildly Inflated’ Fee Bid By Songwriters’ Attys

The company behind Napster has urged a California federal judge to reject a “wildly inflated” request for $6.1 million in attorney fees lodged by songwriters as part of a settlement aiming to end claims that Napster failed to pay millions in so-called mechanical royalties…

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Calif. Firm Procopio Faces Defamation Suit From Fired Atty

An attorney who was fired from her job as an associate at San Diego-based Procopio Cory Hargreaves & Savitch LLP has filed a lawsuit in state court claiming the firm and several partners harassed, defamed and discriminated against her before giving her the boot when she spoke out…

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Kellogg’s Customer Falls Short With Vanilla False Ad Suit

A California judge has tossed a proposed class action brought by a Kellogg’s customer, saying the customer failed to adequately back up claims that the snack maker tricked granola bar buyers into thinking the company’s Bear Naked Granola V’nilla Almond bar is flavored only with real vanilla beans…

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