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Marvin Gaye Family Begins Pocketing ‘Blurred Lines’ Royalties

December 3, 2015

December 3, 2015

Starting yesterday, the heirs of Marvin Gaye will collect half of all future earnings from the Pharrell Williams and Robin Thicke...

Gaye family asks L.A. judge to hold rapper T.I., labels liable in ‘Blurred Lines’ case

March 19, 2015

March 19, 2015

Attorneys for Marvin Gaye’s heirs are asking a federal judge to halt sales of the song “Blurred Lines” and hold...

Jury awards Marvin Gaye’s family $7.4 million in copyright damages for ‘Blurred Lines’

March 11, 2015

March 11, 2015

In a major victory for the late Marvin Gaye’s family, a federal jury found today that Pharrell Williams and Robin...

“Blurred Lines” music copyright update: jury deliberations continue

March 6, 2015

March 6, 2015

Jury deliberations continued today in the trial of a Los Angeles music copyright infringement case in which the heirs of...

Closing arguments set today for 2 years old ‘Blurred Lines’ copyright case

March 5, 2015

March 5, 2015

Closing arguments are expected today in a closely watched Los Angeles music copyright case that pits pop hitmakers Pharrell Williams...

Update: Forensic musicologist in ‘Blurred Lines’ trial hears little similarities

March 4, 2015

March 4, 2015

A forensic musicologist told jurors on Tuesday in a Los Angeles federal copyright trial that hit songs by Robin Thicke and...

Update: Robin Thicke denies in court copying Marvin Gaye

February 26, 2015

February 26, 2015

Robin Thicke told a Los Angeles federal jury Wednesday that he never copied elements of a nearly four-decade-old Motown song during the...

Marvin Gaye’s family sues Pharrell, Robin Thicke over ‘Blurred Lines’

February 25, 2015

February 25, 2015

The mother of two of three children of R&B legend Marvin Gaye is expected to testify today in the trial...

Motown songwriting team receives star on Hollywood Walk of Fame

February 14, 2015

February 14, 2015

The Holland-Dozier-Holland songwriting team received the 2,543rd star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Friday for composing more than...

Judge to reject summary judgment motion regarding Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams’ “Blurred Lines”

October 21, 2014

October 21, 2014

A Los Angeles federal judge indicated today he will likely reject a motion for summary judgment brought by Robin Thicke...