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Zappa’s Widow Has No Trademark Rights in Germany

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When Frank Zappa’s wife Gail found out about a music festival in Germany that honors her late husband, she wasn’t happy about the name that was chosen: Zappanale. So she sued, alleging European Union trademark infringement on behalf of Zappa’s estate. But the Higher Regional Court in Dusseldorf recently ruled that even though the Zappa […]

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Written by Michelle Fabio

July 6th, 2010 at 11:12 am