What Blurred Lines Verdict Means for Music Copyrights

Blurred Lines Get Blurrier

So this happened… Days ago, the US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit voted 2-1 to uphold a controversial verdict from 2015. The verdict concluded that “Blurred Lines”, a 2013 hit song by Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams, infringed on the copyright to Marvin Gaye’s 1977 track “Got to Give It Up”. The Ninth Circuit Panel, which is comprised…