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Michelman & Robinson Representing Plaintiff David Lowery Against Spotify in a $150 Million Class Action Over Unpaid Royalties

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December 29, 2015

Michelman & Robinson, LLP (M&R) was mentioned in the Billboard article, “Spotify Hit With $150 Million Class Action Over Unpaid Royalties,” on December 29, 2015, for our representation of musician David Lowery of bands Cracker and Camper Van Beethoven.  M&R, on behalf of Lowery, has filed a class action lawsuit seeking at least $150 million in damages against Spotify, alleging it knowingly, willingly, and unlawfully reproduces and distributes copyrighted compositions without obtaining mechanical licenses.

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M&R attorneys Sanford Michelman, Mona Hanna, David Lee, and Ilse Scott are currently handling the lawsuit, which has received a litany of press. For related articles on this matter, please see The New York TimesThe Hollywood ReporterThe Guardian, The Daily Mail, Huffington Post, BuzzfeedNewsweek, CNN, TIME, FortuneChicago Tribune, The Washington PostThe Verge, Stereogum, Los Angeles Business Journal, MarketWatch, The Wrap, Engadget, Phys.Org, GMA News Online, CMU, A Journal of Musical Things, 411Mania, Vintage Vinyl News.