Docket Nos. 00-6123(LEAD), 00-6125(XAP), 00-6157(CON).

275 F.3d 168 (2001)

UNITED STATES of America, Plaintiff-Appellant-Cross-Appellee, Muzak LLC; AEI Music Network, Inc., Applicants-Appellants-Cross-Appellees, v. BROADCAST MUSIC, INC., Defendant-Appellee-Cross-Appellant.

United States Court of Appeals, Second Circuit.

Decided December 12, 2001.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Robert J. Wiggers, United States Department of Justice, Washington, DC (Joel I. Klein, Assistant Attorney General, A. Douglas Melamed, Deputy Assistant Attorney General, Robert B. Nicholson, Robert P. Faulkner Of Counsel), for Plaintiff-Appellant-Cross-Appellee.

R. Bruce Rich, Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP (John W. Carroll, Wolfson & Carroll, New York, NY, Of Counsel), for Applicants-Appellants-Cross-Appellees.

Norman C. Kleinberg, Michael E. Salzman, David L. Sorgen, Beatrice A. Hamza, Hughes, Hubbard & Reed, New York, NY (Marvin L. Berenson, Joseph J. DiMona, Kerri Howland-Kruse, Broadcast Music, Inc., Of Counsel), for Defendant-Appellee-Cross-Appellant.

Bruce G. Joseph, Thomas W. Kirby, Wiley, Rein & Fielding, Washington, DC, for Amici Curiae Television Music License Committee, Radio Music License Committee, ABC, Inc., CBS Broadcasting Inc., National Broadcasting Company Inc.

John H. Shenefield, Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP, Washington, DC (Jonathan M. Rich, Philip C. Zane, Of Counsel), I. Fred Koenigsberg, White & Case LLP, Richard H. Reimer, New York, NY, for Amicus Curiae American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers.

Before: OAKES, JACOBS and PARKER, Circuit Judges.

PARKER, Circuit Judge.

Plaintiff-Appellant-Cross-Appellee United States of America and Applicants-Appellants-Cross-Appellees Muzak LLC and AEI Music Network, Inc. ("Applicants") appeal, and Defendant-Appellee-Cross-Appellant Broadcast Music, Inc. ("BMI") cross-appeals, from an order of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York (Louis L. Stanton, Judge) dated March 9, 2000, granting in part and denying in part Applicants' motion...

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