LOS ANGELES (AP) — A jury has completed its first full day of deliberations in a copyright-infringement case in which Marvin Gaye’s family claims the 2013 hit “Blurred Lines” copied their father’s music.
The eight-person panel left Friday afternoon after being told by U.S. District Judge John A. Kronstadt to resume their deliberations Tuesday.READ MORE: Concerned Residents Speak Out About Rise In People Living In RVs
Gaye’s children are suing Robin Thicke, Pharrell Williams and the rapper T.I., alleging their song copies Gaye’s 1977 hit “Got to Give It Up.”READ MORE: Pop-Up Roller Rink Opens In Long Beach Through The End Of The Year
Jurors heard from Thicke and Pharrell, who denied they copied Gaye’s song. Much of the trial focused on detailed comparisons of the two songs.
An attorney for the Gaye family told jurors they could award millions of dollars in damages if they determine “Blurred Lines” copied the earlier hit.MORE NEWS: Hopefuls Line Up For Chance At Powerball And Mega Millions Jackpots, Each Offering Up More Than $400 Million This Weekend
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