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Mar 10 2020

“Blurred Lines” Lawyer, Richard Busch, Discusses Landmark Entertainment Cases

Lani Hall

Richard Busch, the head of the Entertainment and Intellectual Property Section of King & Ballow and the lawyer who secured a victory in the Marvin Gaye/Pharrell Williams "Blurred Lines" copyright infringement case, has litigated many of the leading entertainment cases in the industry, including several landmark decisions.

Join Richard Busch as he discusses the "Blurred Lines" case, his successful breach-of-contract lawsuit on behalf of fitness star Jillian Michaels, and the reasoning behind the recently filed lawsuit against Spotify on behalf of Eminem’s music publisher.

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