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Can you own a chord?

20th November 2022

Emma Dunn explores if the ever-increasing number of music copyright court cases is a problem. Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, right? For some, maybe, but for the estate of Ed Townsend, co-writer of Let’s Get It On with Marvin Gaye, it’s seen as “copying and exploiting”, and worth £90m in damages. Sheeran was ...