*The Following Press Release Was Issued By Sachs Media*
Attorney Ben Crump, Funk Legend George Clinton and Co-Counsels on “Let’s Get It On” Copyright Case to Hold News Conference Outside Sony Music HQ About Black Intellectual Property Theft in Music Business
Crump to Join Legal Team Suing Sony and Ed Sheeran on Behalf of Townsend Family
CULVER CITY, Cal. — Nationally renowned civil rights and personal injury attorney Ben Crump, funk legend George Clinton and co-counsels in the copyright lawsuit against Sony Music and Ed Sheeran will hold a news conference outside of Sony Music headquarters to highlight the music industry’s history of stealing intellectual property from Black artists and the loss of generational wealth for their families. They will be joined by the daughter of the late Ed Townsend, who co-wrote “Let’s Get It On” with Marvin Gaye, to discuss the lawsuit, which is scheduled to go to trial in November.
Attorney Ben Crump
Attorney Patrick Frank
Attorney Keisha Rice
Attorney Katherine Viker
Singer/Songwriter George Clinton
Kathryn Griffin, daughter of Ed Townsend
September 22, 2020, at 2 p.m. ET/11 a.m. PT
4080 Overland Ave.
Culver City, California 90232
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