SAE Nashville Music Business Chair Weighs in on 'Blurred Lines' Verdict

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SAE Nashville Music Business Chair Weighs in on 'Blurred Lines' Verdict

16 Mar 2015

Throughout the case of the family of Marvin Gaye's copyright infringement suit against Robin Thicke, Dr. E. Michael Harrington, the Music Business Program Department Chair at SAE Institute Nashville, provided insight to media outlets. Naturally, upon learning of the verdict, he weighed in on the potential implications the music industry faces as a result of the jury finding that Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams did infringe on "Got to Give It Up."

Dr. Harrington called the verdict "the worst decision," and he warned how this could be a dangerous precedent set for future suits against songwriters, producers, and artists.

Across the nation, the media collected Dr. Harrington's thoughts on the verdict: