Ed Sheeran wins ‘Thinking Out Loud’ plagiarism case A US Court has ruled that Ed Sheeran did not copy Marvin Gaye’s Let’s Get It On when composing Thinking Out Loud. The 95 year old Judge Louis L Stanton sent the jury into deliberations, saying: “Independent creation is a complete defence, no matter how similar that […]
WHERE THERE’S A HIT THERE’S A WRIT The limitation period for bringing a copyright infringement claim in the UK is six years from the date when the cause of action arose. After 1 August 1989 for an original literary, dramatic, musical, or artistic work lasts from creation of the work until 70 years after the end […]
BOLT, BUSH & THE BILLION DOLLAR INDUSTRY : from Strictly to the Floss dance – can you protect your moves?
Eborn Legal Review – edited by Andrew Eborn BOLT, BUSH & THE BILLION DOLLAR INDUSTRYFrom Strictly to Bolt to Bush to the floss dance – can you protect your moves? – IP protection for dance and celebratory poses – Copyright protects dance routines – Court holds individual dance steps, however, are not protected – […]