January 25, 2017 Meeting
Team Codrington gave a presentation on copyright infringement. The presentation focused on 3 prominent cases; Thicke, Williams v. Estate of Marvin Gaye, Skidmore v. Plant, Harrington v. Sheeran. Thicke, Williams involved the song Blurred Lines which has similarities to Gaye's Got to Give it Up. Skidmore sued the Band Led Zepplin over similarities between Taurus and Stairway to Heaven. Harrington sued Sheeran over similarities between Amazing and Sheeran's Photograph.