This section of the site is designed as an area where members of the Lost in Music Team can post articles and thoughts on issues of interest. As well as thoughts and observations relating to Copyright and Music Plagiarism, these may also cover broader issues that tie into other aspects of the music industry that the project seeks to tackle in due course.
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By SimonA • 7 Jan 2018 • (2 Comments)
A digest of recently-added material to LiM in December, including a new claim against Uptown Funk, the outcome of a new infringement case in New Zealand, and a new case report featuring New Order/John Denver.
By SimonA • 7 Oct 2017 • (0 Comments)
More global column inches have been given over to the "Blurred Lines case" than to any other plagiarism case, almost unanimously expressing disbelief at the decision of the jury that the track did in fact infringe the copyright of Marvin Gaye, and ...
By SimonA • 20 Sep 2017 • (4 Comments)
Since its release in 2014 the global best-selling song Uptown Funk has been plagued with claims that it was based on many earlier songs. Here we chart the changing royalty picture for the song and ask whether the recent challengers' claims have ...