Ed Sheeran case updates
Ed Sheeran has featured in two high-profile claims that were decided in the UK and US respectively in 2022 and 2023.
Right Said Fred vs Taylor Swift
Rolling Stone Magazine reported in August 2017 that Right Said Fred had settled terms with Taylor Swift for using elements of their song I'm Too Sexy in her new song Look What You Made Me Do.
Estate of Ed Townsend vs Sheeran and others
A case was brought in 2016 against Ed Sheeran, his publisher and record label, for allegedly copying Marvin Gaye classic Let's Get It On in his song Thinking Out Loud.
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robkerr • 3 May 2018 • 0 replies
Lady Gaga vs. Rita Ora
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robkerr • 9 Oct 2017 • 7 replies
Liam Payne ft. Quavo vs. Shaggy ft. Rikrok
Listening to the radio yesterday, I couldn't help but feel sorry for people like Ed Sheeran. Imagine being him, getting in the car to drive to your lawyer's office to tie ...
SimonA • 18 Jul 2017 • 0 replies
BBC article on the threat of a copyright infringement case stifling creativity
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robkerr • 6 Jul 2017 • 0 replies
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