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Prince’s estate has won its legal battle to stop the late rocker’s music from being ‘bootlegged’

Prince’s estate has won its legal battle to stop the late rocker’s music from being ‘bootlegged’ as it scores $7M in reparation

Prince’s estate has won its legal battle to stop the late rocker’s music being ‘bootlegged’.

And it has scored $7 million in reparation from Eye Records by the judge who sided with the Purple one’s estate, according to legal docs obtained by TMZ and released on Thursday.

Prince’s estate had described Eye as a ‘bootleg label dedicated to Prince’ in the suit.

Enough: Prince's estate has won its legal battle to stop the late rocker's music being 'bootlegged'. The rocker is see here at the Grammy Awards in Los Angeles in 2015

Enough: Prince’s estate has won its legal battle to stop the late rocker’s music being ‘bootlegged’. The rocker is see here at the Grammy Awards in Los Angeles in 2015

The record label has also been ordered to take down all of property.

Prince’s estate sued Eye Records in August 2018 for allegedly releasing 18 Prince compilations without rights since his death.

They included live performances and unreleased tracks.

According to the suit, the record label was using the online store newlovesigne.com to sell the bootlegged music.

Prince’s estate wanted $2 million for every alleged trademark violation, for which there were a lot.

A lot of cash: And it has scored $7 million in reparation from Eye Records by the judge who sided with the Purple one's estate, according to legal docs obtained by TMZ and released on Thursday; seen in 2015

A lot of cash: And it has scored $7 million in reparation from Eye Records by the judge who sided with the Purple one’s estate, according to legal docs obtained by TMZ and released on Thursday; seen in 2015

Although it wasn’t awarded that much money, it seems to have had an effect on Eye.

The website has been taken down already, according to TMZ.

Prince, whose full name was Prince Rogers Nelson, died at his Paisley Park home in Chanhassen, Minnesota, on April 21, 2016, aged 57. 

The Lovesexy singer’s death was attributed to an accidental overdose of the drug Fentanyl.

Winner: According to the suit, the record label was using the online store newlovesigne.com to sell the bootlegged music. Prince's estate wanted $2 million for every alleged trademark violation, for which there were a lot; seen in 2007

Winner: According to the suit, the record label was using the online store newlovesigne.com to sell the bootlegged music. Prince’s estate wanted $2 million for every alleged trademark violation, for which there were a lot; seen in 2007

 

Daily Mail UK

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