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July 2018: new additions to Lost in Music

We've added a few new case notes over recent weeks. These include Flourgon v Miley Cyrus, White Hinterland v Justin Bieber, Paul Rose v U2 and an updated report on the case between Ed Townsend's estate and Ed Sheeran over his song Thinking out Loud.

Settled

Warner Chappell Music Ltd vs EMI Music Publishing Ltd

US singer songwriter Lana Del Rey tweeted confirmation on 7 January 2018 that there was a "lawsuit" against her song Get Free on behalf of Radiohead's song Creep, giving details of negotiations around a share of publishing royalties.

Decided

Creagh vs Hit And Run Music

The only three cases to have come to the UK court thus far this century all have a common thread. They were all brought by unknown songwriters, and all claimed that a successful song or artist had infringed their copyright. Creagh was a songwriter ...


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