Jury Finds Famous Funkster George Clinton Didn’t Defame His Former Producer

Jury Finds Famous Funkster George Clinton Didn’t Defame His Former Producer

By Steven T. Lowe / December 9, 2021

On August 11th, 2021, a Los Angeles County Superior Court jury found in favor of the highly influential funk musician, George Clinton, author of such well-known funk standards as “Flash Light,” “Mothership Connection (Star Child),” and “Give Up The Funk (Tear The Roof Off That Sucker.” In 2015, Clinton’s former producer, Armen Boladian (“Boladian”), filed…

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The Battle of the Interlocking Os: Kool Cigarettes vs. Bloom Marijuana

By Steven T. Lowe / August 26, 2021

On June 3rd, 2021, a California federal judge rejected a cannabis company’s attempt to escape a trademark infringement suit brought by the manufacturer of Kool Cigarettes. Judge Otis D. Wright II ruled against Capna Intellectual (“Capana”) a Los Angeles- Based cannabis company, holding that the interlocking Os at the heart of Capana’s “Bloom” logo presented…

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