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Want to ‘Party like it’s 1989’? Better ask Taylor Swift’s permission first!Taylor Swift is trademarking a bunch of phrases from her latest album 1989. Sean Dowling (@SeanDowlingTV) has the details.
(*VO*)Want to ‘Party like it’s 1989’?Better ask Taylor Swift’s permission first!Tay is trademarking a bunch of *phrases from her latest album 1989…(*ON CAM*)So if you were trying to sell ‘Shake it Off’ shopping bags, you might be out of luck!Hey guys, I’m Sean Dowling for Buzz60!So what lyrics did she trademark?(*SOT*) 3SECS“This sick beat!”(*VO*)That’s right!Even if this sick beat makes you wanna get up and dance, and maybe use it as the name of your product, you’ll have to send Taylor a written request.(*VO*)In Swift’s latest business move, she’s capitalizing off her song lyrics - and trademarked 5 of them with the US Government, according to legal database Justia.Here’s another that’s off limits.(*SOT*) 1:36-1:38 2SECS“Could show you incredible things.”(*VO*)No, you can’t!The filings mean you can’t use that phrase on anything from musical instruments, and stickers…(*ON CAM/read*)to the more obscure… whalebone napkin holders, or whips, harnesses and saddlery.Darn!(*VO*)Here’s another phrase you just can’t touch.(*SOT*) 8-11 3SECS“Nice to meet you, Where you been.”(*VO/text on screen over Getty Taylor Swift*)The other phrases you can’t use…“Cause we never go out of style…”And “Party like it’s 1989.”(*ON CAM*)So if you want to use any of these phrases, just know it’ll never, ever, ever, ever happen.
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