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Lawyers in Ed Sheeran song-theft case debate impact of Stairway To Heaven appeals court judgement

Ed Sheeran being sued for allegedly ripping off a Marvin Gaye song might sound like a re-run of the famous ‘Blurred Lines’ song-theft case. But both sides in the legal dispute over Sheeran’s hit ‘Thinking Out Loud’ have been spending more time considering another recent plagiarism dispute. Which is to say, both sides have written to the court explaining why last month’s appeals court judgement in the ‘Stairway To Heaven’ case backs up their arguments in the lawsuit that accuses ‘Thinking Out Loud’ of ripping off Gaye’s ‘Let’s Get It On’.

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