Saturday, 1 November 2014

Blurred lines plagiarism case set to continue

The Blurred Lines plagiarism case is set to proceed to court, after US Judge John Kronstadt ruled that the family of Marvin Gaye had sufficiently demonstrated that elements of the controversial pop hit may be "substantially similar to protected, original elements of" the Marvin Gaye track 'Got To Give It Up'. The action was initiated by Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams who initially filed papers over allegations that 'Blurred Lines' borrowed heavily from the 1977 Gaye record. They wanted judicial confirmation there was no case of copying - a move which now may have backfired

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