'Jersey Shore' Tan Lotion Maker Wants IP Suit In NY

Law360, New York (October 24, 2011, 2:10 PM EDT) -- Suntan lotion maker Australian Gold LLC on Friday asked an Oklahoma federal court to dismiss a copyright suit against it over a line of products featuring "Jersey Shore" star Jenni "JWoww" Farley, arguing the suit should be heard in New York court under a related contract.

Australian Gold and Farley were sued in August by Phigogam LLC, an unincorporated business partnership that claimed to have come up with the idea of marketing a line of JWoww tanning products. The suit alleges breach of contract and theft...
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