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Why the ‘Blurred Lines’ Disaster Won’t Be Reversed (Even If The Verdict Is)

September 12, 2016Article
Digital Music News

As ‘Blurred Lines’ goes up on appeal and ‘Stairway to Heaven’ goes down in defeat, music copyright jurisprudence may be balancing out a bit after a tilt-a-whirl season of litigation — both threatened and filed — much of it consisting of Top 10 gold-diggers and their contingency attorneys.  And, often with little substance to their claims of song theft other than a generic melody line, chord progression or drum beat sharing a few common traits with chart-busting songs.

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