Robin Thicke and Pharrell Head to Trial in 'Blurred Lines' Case

October 31, 2014 2:27 AM

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and have lost the first round in their battle with 's family. A federal judge ruled on Thursday, October 30 that trial would be needed to determine whether the duo's smashing hit single "Blurred Lines" copied elements of the late singer's music.

U.S. District Judge John A. Kronstadt said the Gayes "have made a sufficient showing that elements of 'Blurred Lines' may be substantially similar to protected, original elements of 'Got to Give It Up'. Defendants have identified these with particularity for purposes of analytic dissection."

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