Victory Records, Inc. v. Virgin Records America, Inc.

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Victory Records, Inc. v. Virgin Records America, Inc.
2011 WL 382743 (N.D. Ill.)
US
Federal Court
Illinois
United States District Court
Bruce Kolbrenner
Feinerman

Summary

Court denies music industry expert under Daubert for failing to verify plaintiff’s internal sales projections; for using only a single comparable; and for failing to consider alternative causes for lost profits.
Victory Records, Inc. v. Virgin Records America, Inc.
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See Also

Lessons From Daubert: Verify Client Projections, Comparables, and Causation

Court denies music industry expert under Daubert for failing to verify plaintiff’s internal sales projections; for using only a single comparable; and for failing to consider alternative causes for lost profits.

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