30 January,2015:Â Singer Taylor Swift has patented lyrics from her latest album â€˜1989â€™, prohibiting others from using them on various items including T-shirts and printed publications without her consent. Swift, 25, has trademarked â€˜This Sick Beatâ€™ from her single â€˜Shake It Offâ€™ and also phrases like â€˜Cause We Never Go Out of Styleâ€™, â€˜Party Like Itâ€™s 1989â€², â€˜Nice to Meet Youâ€™ Where You Been?â€™ and â€˜Could Show You Incredible Thingsâ€™, fromâ€™1989â€², reported Aceshowbiz.
People cannot use these lines on everything from T-shirts, mugs, removable tattoos,stickers and stationary to â€˜paper products, printed products and printed publicationsâ€™.
The news came just a day after Swiftâ€™s social media accounts were hacked. The hackers sent several postsÂ convincing the singerâ€™s 51 million Twitter followers to follow other Twitter users.Â Swift then responded to the hack on Tumblr. â€œTwitter is deleting the hacker tweets and locking my account until they can figure out how this happened and get me new passwords. Never a dull moment,â€ she wrote.
Source:The Indian Express