Pharrell Williams, Robin Thicke & T.I. Lawyer Insists: 'Blurred Lines' Copyright Fight Not Over

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Pharrell Williams and Robin Thicke perform onstage during the 56th annual GRAMMY Awards  Pre-GRAMMY Gala and Salute to Industry Icons honoring  Lucian Grainge at The Beverly Hilton on Jan. 25, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. 

A lawyer for Pharrell Williams, Robin Thicke and rapper T.I. says the musicians will appeal a verdict and ruling that found they improperly copied Marvin Gaye's music for their hit "Blurred Lines."

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Attorney Howard King wrote in a statement released late Tuesday that he will appeal a judge's ruling upholding a jury's copyright infringement verdict.

U.S. District Judge John Kronstadt trimmed the nearly $7.4 million verdict to $5.3 million on Tuesday but also ruled that Gaye's family should receive future royalties from "Blurred Lines."

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King wrote that Williams, Thicke and T.I. did not use Gaye's music to create the song, which was the biggest hit of 2013.

A lawyer for Gaye's family said he was pleased but also was reviewing the decision to cut the damages award.