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North America Innovative Lawyers 2017: Litigation and Disputes - Law firms and legal service providers

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Originality6
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Impact8
Total innovation score22
CommentRepresented Pandora Music, a satellite broadcaster, and iHeartMedia, a media company, in the Californian Supreme Court and Illinois District Court, respectively, against claims made for digital performance royalties on sound recordings released before 1972. Lawyers used constitutional law mechanisms to fast-track Pandora's case, saving the company millions of dollars.