Sheeran case: Thinking out loud about copyright infringement

By May M. Cheng (May 26, 2023, 11:00 AM EDT) -- On May 4, 2023, a Manhattan jury handed Ed Sheeran a win by rejecting a claim of copyright infringement regarding his song “Thinking Out Loud”, based on a claim filed in 2017 by the estate of Marvin Gaye, alleging that the similar chord progression and harmonic rhythm to “Let’s Get It On” copied the 1973 classic hit....
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