Thicke Disputes ‘Blurred Lines’ Lawsuit

Legal reps for Robin ThickeT.I. and Pharrell Williams have sued George Clinton and the family of the late Marvin Gaye for claiming Thicke’s hit song “Blurred Lines” copies from the elder artists’ work.

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The lawsuit filed Aug. 15 is in response to copyright infringement claims that “Blurred Lines” borrows from Gaye’s “Got to Give It Up” and Clinton’s “Sexy Ways.”

Thick and Co.’s suit says the sound of “Blurred Lines” was created to evoke the feeling of an era and does not constitute copyright infringement.

Thicke’s lawsuit seeks a judge’s ruling that his song is original.