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'Blurred Lines' Verdict Called 'Inconsistent' In Motion For New Trial

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — A new trial motion called a Los Angeles jury’s $7.4 million verdict finding the song “Blurred Lines” infringed on a Marvin Gaye hit “unfounded, illogical and a miscarriage of justice.” 320 more words


Robin Thicke And Pharrell Williams Are Not Done With The 'Blurred Lines' Lawsuit Just Yet

Whether or not you think Pharrell and Robin Thicke stole “Got To Give It Up” from Marvin Gaye for “Blurred Lines” is irrelevant; a judge ordered the duo to “give up” $7.4 million in damages to the singer’s estate. 150 more words


Music Monday: Kanye West, De La Soul, Pharrell & Robin Thicke

Yesterday, Kanye West went to Twitter to announce that he has decided to change the title of his new album, formerly called So Help Me God… 555 more words


Bruno Mars wants to avoid a ‘Blurred Lines’ type lawsuit over ‘Uptown Funk’

Uptown Funk now has eleven writers on record, all because Bruno Mars doesn’t want there to be any possibility of a lawsuit.

At first, the hit single had just six songwriters attached to it: Mark Ronson and Bruno Mars, co-producer Jeffrey Bhasker, Phillip Lawrence, Trinidad James (whose real name is Nicholas Williams) and producer Devon Gallaspy. 188 more words


The “Blurred Lines” of Copyright Scope

Author: Jon Siderits, Associate Member, University of Cincinnati Law Review

On March 10, 2015, a federal jury found that Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams infringed a copyright owned by the heirs of Marvin Gaye, by copying substantially from Gaye’s song “Got to Give It Up” when they created their 2013 hit “Blurred Lines.” 2,828 more words

Student Contributor Articles

And so it begins... (Part One)

The editing…not the end of the world or anything. Well, I suppose that is a matter of perception concerning a writer and his/her craft. I don’t like the world I created tampered with. 321 more words


These lines are not blurred

Could I just weigh in on the whole Blurred Lines Marvin Gaye plagiarism thing: what the actual fuck?

So in case you haven’t heard, Pharrell and Robin Thicke have been found guilty in court of Blurred Lines being a plagiarism of a song by Marvin Gaye. 1,332 more words