The second arbitration Appeal Court on Thursday overturned the recovery from the ex-soloist of group "the Disco failure" Nikolay Timofeev 1, 7 million rubles in favor of the songwriter team of Alexey Ryzhov, said Last news Commissioner of the court Eugene his greeting remarks.
The appellate Court in Kirov has changed the decision of arbitration court of the Ivanovo region, which Ryzhov sought Timofeeva with this amount in compensation for copyright infringement of the plaintiff on the song " new year ", "If you want to stay" and " Sky ". The court of first instance satisfy the monetary requirement is not fully - Ryzhov requested in the lawsuit to recover 2, 8 million rubles.
As the Court put it Timofeev, leaving the team in 2012, then three times, performed the disputed work, as well as among them at "Slavianski Bazaar" in Vitebsk.
at the same time appeal on Thursday threw into force imposed by Ivanovo arbitration ban Timofeev apply these musical works " in any form and by any method, except free reproduction for private purposes ".
In the fall of 2013 Ryzhov filed the same claim for copyright infringement, Timofeyev in district Court, but the Court dismissed the case, As a composer and performer of songs that have the status of individual entrepreneurs and their discussions must be resolved by arbitration.
Classmates Ryzhov and Timofeev in 1990 in Ivanovo founded the group " Disco Crash ", which later the group gained national popularity and has won many musical awards. In 2012 Timofeev left the band, his place was taken by a participant of the 3rd season of Ukrainian TV-show "X-Factor" Anna Khokhlova.