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"Blurred Lines" Infringes Marvin Gaye's Copyright - Court Rules

When Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams released their controversial ‘Blurred Lines’ in 2013, they were accused of ripping off Marvin Gaye’s hit ‘Got to Give it Up’. However it was Williams and Thicke who brought the claim against Gaye’s estate, in an attempt to attain judicial confirmation that the song was not copyright infringement. They argued that the song simply had the same ‘vibe’ but was not a rip-off.

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