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Katy Perry Fights Back Against $2.78 Million ‘Dark Horse’ Copyright Infringement Ruling — With an Army of Musicologists

Katy Perry and her legal team are officially striking back against a recent $2.78 million copyright infringement ruling related to the hit song “Dark Horse” — with the first counter-arguments scheduled for January of 2020.


The $2.789 million verdict, delivered in August of this year, sent ripples throughout the music industry. After just two days of deliberation, a federal jury issued the decision against Katy Perry, her label, associated songwriters, and other collaborators for infringing upon the work of little-known Christian rapper Flame (aka Marcus Gray).

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