Taylor Swift has asked a judge to dismiss a copyright infringement lawsuit against her single “Shake It Off”, calling the judge’s decision to proceed with a jury trial “not yet”. ever had”.
Her hit, released in 2014, spent four weeks at the top of the Billboard Hot 100, Billboards reported.
The pop singer was sued in 2017 by Sean Hall and Nathan Butler, who wrote the 2001 song “Playas Gon’ Play” by group 3LW, accusing her of cutting their lyrics.
On December 9, U.S. District Judge Michael W. Fitzgerald dismissed Swift’s suggestion of summary judgment and allowed the case to continue, concluding that there was a “real dispute of worthy similarity. implicit narrative between the lyrics and their sequential structure.”
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