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The 'Blurred Lines' creators are still trying to reverse the Marvin Gaye verdict

August 26, 2016Media Mention
Vice News

The artists behind "Blurred Lines" may have lost a lawsuit last year, but it looks like they're just beginning to fight.

Attorneys for Robin Thicke, Pharrell Williams, and T.I. filed a brief Wednesday that aims to overturn a ruling that found that "Blurred Lines" had copied Marvin Gaye's "Got to Give It Up," and found the artists responsible for $5.3 million in damages and half of songwriter and publishing revenues.

The brief argues that the judge should have never allowed the trial to occur, and also claims the jury was unfairly influenced by both hearing the actual "Blurred Lines" recording and not being told to ignore parts of the song that are not protected by copyright.

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