Oprah Broke Vow To Scrap Trademarked Slogan: Marketer

Law360, New York (September 20, 2011, 4:09 PM EDT) -- A woman who says media outlets owned by Oprah Winfrey have co-opted her trademarked “Own Your Power” phrase asked a New Jersey federal judge Monday to stop Winfrey from continuing to use the phrase despite a pledge that she would no longer do so.

Simone Kelly-Brown, the owner of marketing company Own Your Power Communications Inc., told a New Jersey federal judge that though Winfrey and her media partners agreed in August to stop using the trademark, Winfrey's website still displays a magazine cover prominently featuring...
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