Nipsey Hussle’s property is suing a Crips owned firm for utilizing the rapper’s slogan, “The Maraton Continues.”
Samiel Asghedom, Nipsey’s brother, filed the go well with in opposition to Crips LLC.
Based on paperwork obtained by TMZ, the property claims the Crips group filed emblems for the phrase final yr. One was for varied providers and one other for clothes. Nonetheless, Nipsey’s household owns a number of ‘Marathon’ emblems of their very own.
Asghedom has a trademark for The Marathon Clothes for shirts, T-shirts, sweaters, beanies, hats, sweatsuits, varsity jackets, pants and socks. The trademark submitting date was December 28, 2014, and the registration date is March 15, 2016 — years earlier than Nipsey’s passing.
Based on XXL, Nipsey’s brother additionally owns the rights to the next Marathon-related phrases: The Marathon Continues, The Marathon Clothes, The Marathon (Clothes), The Marathon Retailer, The Marathon (Retailer), Marathon OG and Marathon Movie in the USA in relation to “items and providers, together with however not restricted to philanthropic providers, charitable providers, movie and video manufacturing providers, movie and video writing and directing providers, clothes, headwear and footwear.”
The Crips group filed a trademark software lower than two months after Nipsey’s dying, his household declare.