Robin Thicke, Pharrell Williams, and Clifford Harris, Jr. are going to court to protect their hit song, "Blurred Lines."  In a pre-emptive stricke against the family of Marvin Gaye over complaints that "Blurred Lines" is similar to two of Marvin's songs.

The suit claims that the Gaye family feels that "Blurred Lines" and Gaye's "Got to Give It Up" "feel" or "sound" the same, and that the "Gaye defendants are claiming ownership of an entire genre, as opposed to a specific work."

Thicke's lawsuit is meant to establish full ownership of the song instead of waiting to be sued.

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