Did Anne Bryant (Original G1 theme composer) win her case?

Discussion in 'Transformers General Discussion' started by Impactor_, Jun 3, 2009.

  1. Impactor_

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    I had a (quick :eek:  ) look around and couldn't find anything recent on this....

    Back in late 2006, there were loads of stories about Anne Bryant, composer of the original TF theme, suing Sunbow and the BMI for royalties. (one such link here - p2pnet news Blog Archive Transformers Theme royalties fight)

    Does anyone know what happened, or if it's still in the balance?

    Just curious. :) 
     
  2. Robogeek28

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    Wrong forum.
     
  3. Impactor_

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    The 'similar threads' section begs to differ. :) 

    Two similar in this forum, but feel free to point me in the right direction. :) 
     
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    Yeah not news dude, its General Discussion.
     
  5. Impactor_

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    So...if I were to start a rumour like 'Anne Bryant wins legal battle', would that qualify? ;) 
     
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    No. Moved.
     
  7. Impactor_

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    Oop sorry - already reposted before I saw this. Feel free to delete either one. :dunce 
     
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    Hmm - nice find, thanks. :) 

    Yeah - the legalese is tough to read!

    It looks - to my non-legal brain - like she lost. But I'd welcome a confirmation from any legaleagles out there. :) 
     
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    Basically, from what I gather -

    The trial was delayed for "more evidence" on the plaintiff's behalf (Bryant), but she failed to provide more evidence, so the original ruling in 2007 (in favor of BMI/Sunbow) stands. She has to pay BMI their court costs, but because Sunbow screwed up something and didn't follow the right line, they have to pay Bryant's court costs.

    But she lost her case. And that link is to her appeal, which was ruled on in March of this year as denying her appeal.