Monthly Archives: June 2015

Record Labels Make Sirius XM Deal While Flo & Eddie Keep Fighting

Last Friday SiriusXM filed a report with the Securities Exchange Commission saying it was paying $210 million to the three major labels and ABKO records to settle the labels’ me-too Flo & Eddie lawsuit against it. It’s the closest thing … Continue reading

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Flo & Eddie Lose in Florida

When I learned Flo & Eddie filed lawsuits in California, New York and Florida seeking internet radio royalties for their pre-1972 Turtles recordings unprotected by federal copyright law, my first reaction was California and New York make a lot of … Continue reading

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Common Sense Wins on Expired Patent Royalties at Supreme Court

The US Supreme court just issued its opinion in Kimble v Marvel Entertainment affirming its 1964 decision which applied common sense to the question of whether patent royalties can still be owed after the patent expires. The answer is still … Continue reading

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Flo & Eddie’s California Class Action is Certified

Remember Flo & Eddie are the artists famous for being The Turtles and working with Frank Zappa who are the pioneer avengers seeking internet radio royalties for artists who made great pre-1972 recordings. Federal judge Philip S. Gutierrez in Los Angeles … Continue reading

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