Coldplay off the hook in Joe Satriani lawsuit
Judge dismisses the case, but did Coldplay pay?
Satriani's representative confirmed to Billboard that the suit had been dismissed and legal sources hinted to Billboard that a financial settlement may have been reached, but would not comment further. The settlement does not include Coldplay admitting to any wrongdoing.
From the start, Coldplay has denied any infringement, saying in a statement, "If there are any similarities between our two pieces of music, they are entirely coincidental, and just as surprising to us as to him."
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