Led Zeppelin, the Grateful Dead, the Doors and other musicians won the dismissal of most claims filed by rock archive Web site Wolfgang's Vault, according to Bloomberg.com.

In December, the musicians sued Wolfgang's Vault claiming that the Bill Sagan-owned Web site violates intellectual property rights by selling merchandise and streaming concert archives belonging to the musicians.

In response, Wolfgang's Vault attorney Michael Elkin filed a 40-page counterclaim in February against the musicians and their labels, Sony BMG and Warner Music Group. The suit claimed the groups were trying to "destroy a legitimate business."

U.S. District Judge James Ware in San Jose, Calif., today dismissed some of the claims in the countersuit filed by Wolfgang's Vault and its CEO, William Sagan, according to the report.

Ware said in his order that the site's argument that the suit caused economic harm is "pemature'' because the claim depends on the musicians winning the suit. The judge dismissed that claim and four others, but did not dismiss the claim that Grateful Dead Productions violated a 2003 settlement agreement with the archives by failing to provide accounting statements and royalty payments. Ware also did not rule on one other claim.

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