Taylor Swift Can't Dodge Depo In ‘Lucky 13’ Trademark Suit

Law360, Los Angeles (August 5, 2015, 9:02 PM EDT) -- A California federal judge on Tuesday said Taylor Swift can’t avoid a deposition in a suit accusing the pop star and others of infringing trademarks held by clothing company Lucky 13, ruling that the singer’s ongoing world tour was not enough to warrant a protective order.

“Swift’s schedule is not a basis for a protective order prohibiting her deposition testimony altogether," U.S. Magistrate Judge Douglas F. McCormick wrote in a two-page order.

The judge also shot down Swift’s attorneys’ arguments that she had no knowledge in...
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