Eminem’s Eight Mile and Apple Settle Dispute

Eight Mile Style LLC, Eminem’s music publisher, sued Apple Inc. over downloads of Eminem music from iTunes in July 2007. The issue was whether Apple had rights to sell Eminem’s music. If not, Apple violated Eight Mile’s copyrights in the music by letting Eminem’s songs be downloaded on iTunes.

The trial began on September 24, 2009, but today a settlement was announced. The terms are confidential, but it seems likely that there is some provision allowing Eight Mile to monitor sales of Eminem’s music.

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