Hummer Winblad

  1. Pubs, Bertie Reach $130M Settlement Over Napster

    August 31, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Music publishing affiliates of the Harry Fox Agency have settled their lawsuit against Bertelsmann AG over the media conglomerate's early investment in the original peer-to-peer service Napster. Billboard.biz has learned that Bertelsmann agre ...

  2. Labels, VCs Agree To Settle Napster Suit

    December 13, 2006 12:00 AM EST EMI Music and Universal Music Group reached a conditional settlement with venture capital firm Hummer Winblad over the firm's $13 million investment in the original Napster. But whether the parties' agreement will actually resolve their ...

  3. EMI, UMG Win Sanctions Against Hummer Winblad

    October 26, 2006 12:00 AM EDT EMI Music and Universal Music Group won court sanctions yesterday (Oct. 25) against venture capital firm Hummer Winblad for deleting e-mails related to the original Napster. EMI Music and Universal Music Group won court sanctions yesterday (Oct. 2 ...

  4. Judge Allows Napster Suit To Move Forward

    July 19, 2004 12:00 AM EDT SAN FRANCISCO -- As Napster 2.0 plugs ahead in the digital music marketplace, the original Napster's investors are stuck in court. A federal judge in San Francisco's U.S. District Court on July 14 den SAN FRANCISCO -- As Napster 2.0 plug ...

  5. Songwriter Sues EMI Pub For Withholding Royalties

    July 19, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Songwriter Giuseppe "Beppe" Canterelli has filed a class-action lawsuit against EMI Music Publishing, alleging that the company engages in unfair business practices by failing to promptly pay out uncl Songwriter Sues EMI Pub For Withhold ...

  6. Judge Denies Motion To Dismiss Napster Case

    July 15, 2004 12:00 AM EDT A federal judge in San Francisco yesterday (July 14) denied motions to dismiss lawsuits claiming past Napster investors such as Bertelsmann AG and venture capital firm Hummer Winblad kept the illicit A federal judge in San Francisco yesterday (Jul ...

  7. Judge Denies Motion To Dismiss Napster Case

    July 15, 2004 12:00 AM EDT A federal judge in San Francisco yesterday (July 14) denied motions to dismiss lawsuits claiming past Napster investors such as Bertelsmann AG and venture capital firm Hummer Winblad kept the illicit A federal judge in San Francisco yesterday (Jul ...

  8. Eu Moves Forward With Piracy Initiative

    May 03, 2004 12:00 AM EDT BRUSSELS--The European Commission last Monday formally adopted the European Union's Enforcement Directive, which provides a legal framework against piracy and counterfeiting. <br clear="none"/><br cle Olsen Twins Sue Acclai ...

  9. Napster Investors Face The Music

    April 21, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Napster has been reborn as a legal online music service, but the ghost of its former renegade song-swap self is trailing about $17 billion of legal baggage. On April 27, music labels and publishers wi Napster has been reborn as a legal online musi ...

  10. Napster Investors Face The Music

    April 21, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Napster has been reborn as a legal online music service, but the ghost of its former renegade song-swap self is trailing about $17 billion of legal baggage. On April 27, music labels and publishers wi Napster has been reborn as a legal online musi ...