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Ed Sheeran Copyright Spat Stayed Pending Separate Case Outcome

March 30, 2021, 9:43 PM

A copyright infringement fight between Ed Sheeran and Structured Asset Sales LLC, which owns part of Marvin Gaye’s “Let’s Get It On,” is paused pending a decision in a related case, a federal judge ruled.

Staying the case while the other suit waits to be resolved will “foster judicial economy,” Judge Ronnie Abrams wrote in an opinion filed Tuesday in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Structured Asset Sales sued Sheeran and Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC in June, accusing Sheeran of copying Gaye’s hit song with the release of “Thinking Out Loud.” The suit is ...

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