Just When You Thought The “Blurred Lines” Trial Was Over…

Oh, no. Not by a long shot. Pamela Chelin writes in The Wrap:

The Gaye estate claims that each day that the song continues to be sold causes irreparable damage to their family, while unjustly enriching the Thicke parties

A week after a Los Angeles federal jury awarded the Gaye family almost $7.4 million in the “Blurred Lines” copyright trial, the Robin Thicke and Pharrell William’s attorney has filed paperwork with the court referring to the jury verdict as “inconsistent” and expressing that they plan to file a motion for a new trial in coming weeks.

The Gaye family have also taken issue with the verdict.

This whole thing is going to make money for lawyers for years and years. Read the entire story here.

And you know something this? This entire fiasco could have been avoided. Read Pamela Chelin’s story on Gaye family’s statement.

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 40+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

One thought on “Just When You Thought The “Blurred Lines” Trial Was Over…

  • March 18, 2015 at 3:55 pm

    Has anybody tracked the plays/sales of Marvin Gaye since publicity over the trial as compared to before the controversy?


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