Larry Flynt's Brother Can't Use 'Hustler' Mark, 6th Circ. Says
By Jonathan Randles
Law360, New York (August 30, 2013, 1:47 PM EDT) -- The Sixth Circuit ruled Wednesday that Larry Flynt's brother does not have the right to brand his adult-themed store in Cincinnati with the Hustler trademark and snuffed out his wrongful termination claim, a decision that likely brings an end to the siblings' legal battle over the origins of the Hustler empire.
In a unanimous decision, the appeals court denied Jimmy Flynt's bid to overturn an injunction prohibiting him from using the Hustler mark. The Sixth Circuit ruled Jimmy and Larry Flynt were not business partners in...