Luce song infringement case settles

October 5, 2012 -- PE&G attorneys Nick Carlin and David Given, along with co-counsel Elliot Cahn, on behalf of their clients, the Bay Area band Luce (Tom Luce, Matt Blackett, Brian Kroll and Lawrence Riggs), have settled the band's copyright infringement lawsuit against Selena Gomez and the writers of Gomez's 2010 hit song "A Year Without Rain". Luce had contended that "A Year Without Rain" infringed on their song "Buy a Dog." The defendants denied the allegations. The terms of the settlement are confidential.