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EXCLUSIVE: Mel Gibson's Girlfriend Settles Lawsuit Over Songs

Sep. 4 2009, Published 7:17 a.m. ET

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Mel Gibson's girlfriend Oksana Grigorieva has settled a lawsuit against a man she claimed infringed on the copyright of four of her songs, has learned exclusively.

Oksana has been locked in an ongoing battle with Samuel Oriti, first filing a 10-count suit against him centered around her music and later suing him for allegedly distributing photos of her in lingerie.

And now that Oksana has hooked up with Mel, she's been using one of LA's top law firms, Lavely & Singer, to go on the attack for her.

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While the lingerie suit is still pending, the settlement in the songwriting suit stipulates a dismissal of all counts and Oksana agreed to add Oriti, a music producer, as co-author to the four songs that were in question.

Click here to see the first photos of Mel with Oksana on a beach in Costa Rica earlier this year.

The order for dismissal reads: "To effect the Parties intent in the settlement, the Parties shall amend the copyright applications for the Songs by filing supplemental copyright applications for registration of copyrights with the United States Copyright Office for the Songs adding Defendant as a co-author and co-claimant of each of the Songs."

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Click here to read the settlement details.

Oksana is pregnant by Mel, who is ending his 29-year marriage to Robyn.

Click here to watch Mel announce Oksana's pregnancy to Jay Leno



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