Entertainment Taylor Swift’s ‘Shake It Off’ Lawsuit Revived By U.S. Federal Appeals Court

06:20  29 october  2019
06:20  29 october  2019 Source:   etcanada.com

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A federal appeals court panel Monday reinstated a dismissed copyright lawsuit claiming Taylor Swift ' s " Shake It Off " infringed on an earlier song. A U . S . District Court judge dismissed that case last year. The original lawsuit , filed by Hall, doing business as Gimme Some Hot Sauce Music, and

Does Taylor Swift believe there are haters at the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals ? Because on Monday, in a bit of a surprise, the federal appellate court revived a copyright lawsuit brought by two songwriters over Swift ' s mega-hit " Shake It Off ." Sean Hall and Nathan Butler sued Swift , claiming

Taylor Swift. Photo: Big Machine Taylor Swift. Photo: Big Machine

Taylor Swift cannot shake off this lawsuit.

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A lawsuit alleging Swift stole the chorus for "Shake It Off" is back in court thanks to a U.S. federal appeals court, according to Variety. This follows a district judge's dismissal of the suit in Feb. 2018.

The lawsuit accuses "Shake It Off" of ripping off the 2001 composition "Playas Gon' Play" by songwriters Sean Hall and Nathan Butler.

Judge Michael Fitzgerald said at the time, “By 2001, American popular culture was heavily steeped in the concepts of players, haters, and player haters... The concept of actors acting in accordance with their essential nature is not at all creative; it is banal.”

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It seems the federal appeals court did not agree with Judge Fitzgerald's assessment. The case was remanded for further proceedings at the district court. Swift’s attorneys will likely seek an alternate case for dismissal.

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