Latin American Music Co. v. American Soc'y of Composers Authors & Publishers, No. 08-1498 - U.S. First Circuit
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Latin American Music Co. v. American Soc'y of Composers Authors & Publishers, No. 08-1498

In parties' dispute over the rights to a song, jury verdict in favor of the defendants is affirmed where: 1) district court did not err in instructing the jury with respect to the 1982 contract; 2) district court did not err in refusing to give missing witness instruction; and 3) plaintiff's remaining claims are rejected.   

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Appellate Information

Appeal from the United States District Court for the District of Puerto Rico

Decided January 29, 2010

Judges

Before:  Baldock, Howard, and Torrella, Circuit Judges

Opinion by  Circuit Judge Hoawrd

Counsel

For Appellant:  Mauricio Hernandez Arroyo

For Appellee:       Richard H. Reimer, Diego A. Ramos, Fiddler Gonzáles & Rodriguez, PSC, Stephen S. Young, and Holland & Knight LLP