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Taylor Swift Sued

Fast Cars & Dangerous Men

Got Me In Trouble

5/20/2014 7:08 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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Taylor Swift is a hell-raisin', fast-drivin' bad girl -- at least in the eyes of a clothing company that's suing her for allegedly ripping off its brand to sell her own merchandise.

TMZ obtained a copy of the lawsuit filed by Lucky 13 owner Robert Kloetzly ... and in the suit he accuses Swift of intentionally jacking his biz. Kloetzly says he's been marketing clothes and accessories to a young rock 'n roll crowd for 20 years, but now Swift is slapping "Lucky 13" on her own clothing line.

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The allegation is ... Taylor is confusing the marketplace. In the docs, Kloetzly describes her as a tatted up singer who likes "fast cars and dangerous men who drive them inappropriately" -- and adds that's the same demo his company targets.

In the suit, Kloetzly goes on to claim Taylor's music video for "I Knew You Were Trouble" could be an ad for his Lucky 13 ... because it "depicts stylish, attractive, tattooed individuals in provocative situations."



Kloetzly wants Taylor's merchandising site shut down. He also wants all the profits she's made so far ... or the damages to his company -- whichever is greater.


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1.

BLUE UGLY 💩    

13 is the number of men she's already dated in the past year

103 days ago
2.

averagewhitegirl    

Oh bullpoop! Since when is the phrase "Lucky 13" anymore copyrighted than"Lucky 7"? I don't see a stylized trademark infringed on that shirt.

103 days ago
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zombie    

So Lucky 13 is now a trademarked saying? Since fvcking when? Another business failure trying to get a quick buck off a frivilous lawsuit that will encourage other lazy failures to sue for insane things. Get a job douche bag. I had a tshirt in high school with a black cat that said Lucky 13 YEARS ago. Am I going to get sued?

103 days ago
4.

zombie    

And since when is Swift all "tatted up". Dude sounds like he is on Sizzrup or Molly. .

103 days ago
5.

STRAY    

Every girl scout wants a bad boy. Lame ass people multiply.

103 days ago
6.

Lucky_130    

Taylor Swift is not cool enough to be wearing a Lucky 13 shirt

103 days ago
7.

Kobe_No_Means_No    

She's the real deal. Those long legs... man, no need to do a thang baby... just let me look at ya. Truth.

103 days ago
8.

Brian    

This guy is a retard. He doesn't own any copyright on the word Lucky or the number 13. Anyone can use that.

103 days ago
9.

dani    

lol dude get a life, lucky and 13 are not your property.

103 days ago
10.

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103 days ago
11.

dani    

lol

103 days ago
12.

Brian    

It looks like this lawsuit will be thrown out. At least if the US Trademark and Copyright site is correct information. You can search trademarks and I found their trademark. The only problem is it lists nothing but alcohol as part of the trademark. Oops. Not very lucky.

103 days ago
13.

Rigby    

Hahahahha idiots

103 days ago
14.

nilescaldwell    

This will get laughed out of court if it even gets that far.

103 days ago
15.

E-Rod    

I smell a song coming out of all of this.

103 days ago
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