Forensic Musicological Services

Blurred Lines and Got To Give It Up.

Let's Get It On and Thinking Out Loud.

Joyful Noise and Dark Horse.


These are all cases of potential copyright infringement that played out in courts and legal offices. Copyright infringement cases since 2019 alone have included names like Lil Naz X, Cardi B, Lana Del Rey, Radiohead, Katy Perry, The Weeknd, Kendrik Lamar, and even Peppa Pig.


Firefinch now offers reportage on perceived similarity of tracks, as well as qualified expert opinion on derivative status. We are able to notate, analyse, and provide extensive written feedback that suitable for use in copyright claims.


The team is led by a Cambridge University PhD-holder with extensive musicological and music-analytical experience, and boasts access to an extensive network of scholarly and professional consultants.


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