Williams v. Gaye

(United States Ninth Circuit) – Affirmed a judgment of copyright infringement. In an amended opinion, the Ninth Circuit largely affirmed the decision after a jury trial that musician Pharrell Williams, Robin Thicke, and Clifford Harris Jr.’s song Blurred Lines, the world’s best-selling single in 2013, infringed the copyright in a 1977 Marvin Gaye song, Got …

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Morning Docket: 10.12.18

* While you were busy watching Kanye spew drivel in the Oval Office, you may have forgotten that he was there to watch the Music Modernization Act get signed into law to enrich artists. And by “artists” we mean the RIAA. [The Verge] * The public service loan forgiveness program appears to be a total …

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