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Thursday, Mar. 22, 2018
A federal appeals court on Wednesday upheld a copyright infringement verdict against Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams over the 2013 hit song “Blurred Lines,” agreeing with lower courts that it illegally copied from Marvin Gaye’s “Got to Give it Up.”
In a split decision from a three-...
Wednesday, Jul. 15, 2015
A ruling upholding a copyright infringement verdict against Pharrell Williams, Robin Thicke and rapper T.I. over their hit song "Blurred Lines" will be appealed, a lawyer for the entertainers said.
Attorney Howard King wrote in a statement late...
Tuesday, Jul. 14, 2015
A judge on Tuesday trimmed more than $2 million from a verdict against Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams over their hit "Blurred Lines," but Marvin Gaye's family will also get a significant share of future earnings from the 2013 hit song.
U.S. District Judge John A. Kronstadt ruled that...
Wednesday, Mar. 25, 2015
The “Blurred Lines” judgment re: Marvin Gaye’s “Got to Give it Up” is a wake-up call to the ad agencies and marketers.
Protecting musical copyrights has always been a kind of “Karma Policing” for ad agencies, whereby it’s bad karma to appropriate an existing composition and good karma to...
Wednesday, Mar. 18, 2015
Marvin Gaye's family wants to put a stop to "Blurred Lines."
Gaye's children filed an injunction in court Tuesday to prevent the copying, distributing and performing of the hit song featuring Pharrell, Robin Thicke and T.I.
Pharrell and Thicke...
Wednesday, Mar. 11, 2015
"Blurred Lines" was a breezy, upbeat hit that became the biggest song of 2013.
Nearly two years later, the court case it spawned has once again changed the fortunes of its creators, Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams, who were branded as copyright...
Wednesday, Mar. 11, 2015
A verdict saying Pharrell Williams and Robin Thicke copied Marvin Gaye's music to create their hit song "Blurred Lines" could ripple across the music industry, potentially changing how artists work and opening the door to new copyright claims.
Tuesday, Mar. 10, 2015
A Clear Verdict In "Blurred Lines" Case: Jury Orders Pharrell Williams, Robin Thicke To Pay $7M+ To Marvin Gaye's Children
A jury awarded Marvin Gaye's children nearly $7.4 million Tuesday after determining singers Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams copied their father's music to create "Blurred Lines," the biggest hit song of 2013.
Marvin Gaye's daughter Nona Gaye wept...
Thursday, Mar. 5, 2015
Singers Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams lied about how they crafted the 2013 hit "Blurred Lines" and should be financially punished for using music by Marvin Gaye, a lawyer for the late singer's family told a jury Thursday.
An attorney for...