Marvin Gaye's daughter, Nona Gaye, left, talks to the media outside the Los Angeles U.S. District Court after a jury awarded the singer's children nearly $7.4 million after determining singers Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams copied their father's music to create "Blurred Lines," Tuesday, March 10, 2015. Gaye died in April 1984, leaving his children the copyrights to his music. (AP Photo/Nick Ut)

‘Blurred Lines’ has precedents from Beatles to Vanilla Ice

The decision could have an unprecedented effect on the industry, but it was only the latest in decades of cases that have taken pop songs from the recording studio to the courtroom over plagiarism allegations. Here are some highlights.