Such artist included Benny Goodman, Charles
Mingus, Dave Brubeck, Duke Ellington, John
Coltrane, Julie London, Vince Guaralcii, Miles
Davis, Aretha Franklin, Carole King, Sam Cooke,
Janis Joplin, Jimi Hendrix, etc.
alleges in order to create these in-flight music
services, United Airlines and Continental
Airlines had without authority, duplicated its'
copyrighted sound recordings and music videos
without authorization from or compensation to
the owners of the recordings and music videos.
Sony states the carriers do not have licenses or
other form of authorization to reproduce or
publicly perform any of Sony or its subsidiaries
copyrighted sound recordings and music videos.
During discovery Sony is hoping to get a
complete list of all videos and music played by
Sony is seeking impoundment and destruction of
copyrighted material, damages to which they are
entitled to, including profits the carriers may
have received, compensatory damages, attorneys'
fees and any other relief the Court may deem