Archie Publisher Sues Australian Pop Duo Over Veronica Trademark

Law360, New York (August 15, 2005, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The publisher of the comic strip featuring teenagers Archie Andrews and Jughead Jones has sued Warner Music Group Corp. to force it to change the name of Australian pop duo the Veronicas.

Archie Comic Publications, Inc. sued the Warner Music Group and the Veronicas, comprised of Australian twin sisters Lisa and Jessica Origliasso, in federal court in New York last week.

The Veronicas, who are targeting an audience of teen girls, are poised to take on the U.S. market after successfully breaking through in their home...
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