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Introduction

Prince's estate has filed a copyright-infringement claim against Roc Nation.

Highlights

  • The estate of the artist Prince has filed a lawsuit at the US District Court for the District of Minnesota against Roc Nation, accusing the company of copyright infringement.
  • According to the lawsuit, Roc Nation-owned and -controlled music subscription service Tidal has been streaming the late artist’s recorded-music catalog without the necessary license.

Features and Benefits

  • Details the case brought by the estate of the late artist Prince against Roc Nation.
  • Explains what the copyright infringements were and details the intricacies of the case.

Key questions answered

  • Why has the estate of Prince taken legal action against Roc Nation?
  • What is Roc Nation's defense in the case?

Table of contents

Ovum view

  • Summary
  • The complexities of dealing with late artists’ copyright
  • Copyright infringement claim against Tidal
  • Roc Nation requests Carver Court relief

Appendix

  • Author

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