Blurred Lines: Was It Really Plagiarism?
It's the most contentious music copyright battle of the past decade. And despite howls of protests from artists, the U.S. Court of Appeals just upheld a copyright infringement decision ordering Robin Thicke and Pharrell to pay millions in damages to the Marvin Gaye Estate for plagiarizing 'Blurred Lines'. But was that fair? We interviewed the lawyer for the Marvin Gaye Estate, who just scored the major victory against Thicke and Pharrell. We asked him: is this the first of many similar lawsuits ahead?