Howard King

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Robin Thicke, T.I., and Pharrell in Blurred Lines

Pharrell Williams Lawyer: We're Entering the Bottom of the Sixth Inning (Guest Column)

My clients and I are understandably disappointed in the jury's verdict, especially given their absolute conviction that "Blurred Lines" came from the hearts and souls of Pharrell Williams, Robin Thicke and T.I., and no other place. Should the verdict be allowed to stand, a terrible precedent will have been established that will deter the record labels that fund new music from getting involved with creations built on the shoulders of other composers. No longer will it be safe to create music in the same style or genre of a prior song.
Robin Thicke, T.I., and Pharrell in Blurred Lines

Pharrell Williams Lawyer: We're Entering the Bottom of the Sixth Inning (Guest Column)

My clients and I are understandably disappointed in the jury's verdict, especially given their absolute conviction that "Blurred Lines" came from the hearts and souls of Pharrell Williams, Robin Thicke and T.I., and no other place. Should the verdict be allowed to stand, a terrible precedent will have been established that will deter the record labels that fund new music from getting involved with creations built on the shoulders of other composers. No longer will it be safe to create music in the same style or genre of a prior song.