US federal judge rules in favor of Ed Sheeran in copyright case

 

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A U.S. federal judge has ruled in favor of Ed Sheeran in a copyright lawsuit 

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The lawsuit alleged that Sheeran had copied parts of Marvin Gaye's song "Let's Get It On"  

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The judge ruled that the similarities between the two songs were not significant enough to support a claim of copyright 

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The lawsuit was filed in 2018 by the heirs of Ed Townsend, who co-wrote "Let's Get It On" with Marvin Gaye 

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The plaintiffs claimed that Sheeran's song copied the melody, harmony, and rhythm of "Let's Get It On." 

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Sheeran denied the allegations, and his lawyers argued 

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The ruling is a significant victory for Sheeran, who has faced several 

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The case has been closely watched in the music industry  

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The case also highlights the importance of expert testimony in copyright cases 

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The ruling could have implications for future copyright lawsuits in the music industry 

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