Blurred Lines Over Jury Verdict Against Pharrell and Robin Thicke

A federal jury in Los Angeles unanimously found that singers Pharrell Williams and Robin Thicke infringed on the copyright for Marvin Gaye’s “Got to Give It Up” when the two wrote their 2013 hit “Blurred Lines.” The jury rendered a judgment of $7.3 million to Gaye’s estate, which is now considering seeking an injunction against further sales of “Blurred Lines” and considering further claims against other Thicke songs.

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In addition to Thriving Attorney, Darin M. Klemchuk is founder of Klemchuk LLP, a litigation, intellectual property, and transactional law firm located in Dallas, Texas.  He also co-founded Project K, a charity devoted to changing the world one random act of kindness at a time.  Click to read more about Darin Klemchuk's practice as an intellectual property lawyer.

 

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