A company that anonymously bid $15 million last month for the rights to rock legend Jimi Hendrix's songs could end up in a "purple haze" of regret as a result of litigation surrounding the sale. On Nov. 6, a federal judge in New York granted the Hendrix estate's request for a preliminary injunction and attachment in its attempt to block the sale pending final resolution of issues, also finding that the estate was likely to prevail on the merits of its claim that it owns the songs.
Hendrix Estate Wins Effort to Halt Sale of Star's Songs
New York Law Journal
November 21, 2006