A rise in copyright infringement cases in music, particularly over the general ‘feel’ of the piece, could restrict the creation of new music.
Pharrell has a strong claim for copyright infringement for the unlicensed (and highly inappropriate in light of the context) use of his work.
The singer thought her defense was coming at the plaintiffs’ claims like a ‘dark horse,’ but that didn’t work out as planned.
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