'Blurred Lines' Writers Called Liars As Case Heads To Jury

Law360, Los Angeles (March 5, 2015, 9:29 PM EST) -- An attorney for Marvin Gaye's family called Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams liars, while the duo's counsel fired back by arguing the Gayes don't know what their copyright actually protects, during closing arguments Thursday in the trial to determine if "Blurred Lines" infringed Gaye's "Got to Give It Up."

Richard S. Busch of King & Ballow, representing Gaye's children, who hold the copyright for the composition of his 1977 hit, told a jury during the final day of the trial in Los Angeles that "things do not happen in a song randomly," and that similarities between "Blurred Lines" and "Got to...

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