The judge in the Taylor Swift copyright case used Swift's lyrics to dismiss the case

You might redeemer that Taylor Swift was being sued by an R&B singer who claimed 'Shake It Off' ripped off one of his tracks.

Unsurprisingly, the judge dismissed the case as Braham was found not to have provided enough in the way of actual factual evidence.

But Judge Gail Standish decided to have a little fun with her dismissal and cheekily used other Taylor Swift lyrics to illustrate her point.

“At present, the Court is not saying that Braham can never, ever, ever get his case back in court,” Standish wrote.

“But, for now, we have got problems, and the Court is not sure Braham can solve them. As currently drafted, the Complaint has a blank space—one that requires Braham to do more than write his name.

"And, upon consideration of the Court's explanation . . . Braham may discover that mere pleading Band-Aids will not fix the bullet holes in his case. At least for the moment, Defendants have shaken off this lawsuit.”

Jessie Braham asserted that 92% of the lyrics of Swift's huge hit from her '1989' album had come from his song 'Haters Gonna Hate" and was seeking €42 million damages.

From 'Shake It Off':

"Cause the players gonna play, play, play, play, play. And the haters gonna hate, hate, hate, hate, hate," as well as "And the fakers gonna fake, fake, fake, fake, fake."

And this line from Braham's 2013 track:

"Haters gone hate, playas gone play. Watch out for them fakers, they'll fake you everyday."

Braham also claimed he had copyrighted the phrase 'Haters gonna hate' in 2013. The judge did not agree.

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