Arista Records LLC et al v. Lime Wire LLC et al

Filing 13

MOTION to Dismiss First Amended Counterclaims. Document filed by BMG Music, Capitol Records, Inc., Elektra Entertainment Group, Inc., Interscope Records, Laface Records LLC, Motown Record Company, L.P., Arista Records LLC, Priority Records LLC, Sony BMG Music Entertainment, UMG Recordings, Inc., Virgin Records America, Inc., Warner Bros. Records Inc., Atlantic Recording Corporation, BMG Music, Capitol Records, Inc., Elektra Entertainment Group, Inc., Interscope Records, Laface Records LLC, Motown Record Company, L.P., Arista Records LLC, Priority Records LLC, Sony BMG Music Entertainment, UMG Recordings, Inc., Virgin Records America, Inc., Warner Bros. Records Inc., Atlantic Recording Corporation. (Attachments: # 1 Appendix)(Forrest, Katherine)

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UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF NEW YORK ARISTA RECORDS LLC; ATLANTIC RECORDING CORPORATION; BMG MUSIC; CAPITOL RECORDS, INC.; ELEKTRA ENTERTAINMENT GROUP INC.; INTERSCOPE RECORDS; LAP ACE RECORDS LLC; MOTOWN RECORD COMPANY, L.P.; PRIORITY RECORDS LLC; SONY BMG MUSIC ENTERTAINMENT; UMG RECORDINGS, INC.; VIRGIN RECORDS AMERICA, INC.; and WARNER BROS. RECORDS INC., Plaintiffs/Counterclaim Defendants, v. LIME GROUP LLC; MARK GORTON; and GREG BILDSON, Defendants, 06 Civ. 05936 (GEL) [ECF CASE] and LIME WIRE LLC, Defendant/Counterclaim Plaintiff. PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that, upon Defendants' Answer and Lime Wire LLC's First Amended Counterclaims, a copy of which is annexed hereto, and the Memorandum of Law in Support of Plaintiffs/Counterclaim Defendants' Motion to Dismiss the First Amended Counterclaims, Plaintiffs hereby move this Court, before the Hon. Gerard E. Lynch, at the Courthouse, 500 Pearl Street, New York, NY, for an order pursuant to Rules 12(b)(l) and 12(b)(6) of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, dismissing the First Amended Counterclaims and all claims asserted therein; and granting such other and further relief as the Court deems just and proper. Dated: December 11,2006 CRAVATH, SWAINE & MOORE LLP by 15. Katherine B. Forrest (KF-1979) A Member of the Firm Worldwide Plaza 825 Eighth Avenue New York, NY 10019-7475 (212)474-1000 (212) 474-3700 (fax) Attorneys for Defendants Of Counsel: Kenneth L. Doroshow (KD-8374) Recording Industry Association of America 1330 Connecticut Avenue, NW Washington, DC 20015 (202) 775-0101 (202) 775-7253 (fax) Plaintiffs/Counterclaim