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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

Cherry Hill Music vs Universal Music Publishing Limited

New Order wrote and recorded the song Run for their 1989 album Technique. It was remixed and released as a single under the title Run 2 the same year. John Denver's publishing company filed a lawsuit claiming that Run closely resembled his 1967 song ...

Decided

Williamson Music vs The Pearson Partnership Ltd

Williamson Music, the copyright owners of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s musical South Pacific, obtained an injunction against advertising agency The Pearson Partnership Ltd, who had been commissioned by National Express Limited to create a television ...


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