‘Shake It Off’ Copyright Case Dismissed By California Federal Judge

Mealey's (November 12, 2015, 12:49 PM EST) -- LOS ANGELES — Less than two weeks after filing suit, a California man saw his copyright infringement allegations against pop superstar Taylor Swift and her record label dismissed Nov. 10 by a California federal judge (Jesse Braham v. Sony/ATV Music Publishing, et al., No. 15-8422, C.D. Calif.).

(Order available. Document #16-151116-014R.)

U.S. Judge Michael W. Fitzgerald of the Central District of California adopted a recommendation by U.S. Magistrate Judge Gail J. Standish of the Central District of California to deny a request to proceed in forma...
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