Gayes' Expert Faces Absent Notes At 'Blurred Lines' Trial
Law360, Los Angeles (February 27, 2015, 10:38 PM EST) -- Attorneys for Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams on Friday grilled a musicologist called by Marvin Gaye's family to testify that their hit "Blurred Lines" infringes Gaye's "Got to Give it Up," asking how "Blurred Lines" could have copied note sequences that don't appear on Gaye's sheet music.
During day four of the trial, Seth A. Miller of King Holmes Paterno & Berliner LLP, representing Thicke and Williams, cross-examined the Gayes' expert, musicologist Judith Finell, asking her to compare the "deposit copy lead sheet," or sheet music, that U.S. District Judge John A. Kronstadt ruled is the limit of the Gayes' copyright...
Stay ahead of the curve
In the legal profession, information is the key to success. You have to know what’s happening with clients, competitors, practice areas, and industries. Law360 provides the intelligence you need to remain an expert and beat the competition.
Access to case data within articles (numbers, filings, courts, nature of suit, and more.)
Access to attached documents such as briefs, petitions, complaints, decisions, motions, etc.
Create custom alerts for specific article and case topics and so much more!