Oprah Ditches 'Own Your Power' Trademark Suit

Law360, New York (March 06, 2012, 8:10 PM ET) -- Oprah Winfrey and others won the dismissal of a suit Tuesday brought by marketing company Own Your Power Inc. alleging infringement of a trademark for the phrase "Own Your Power."

U.S. District Judge Paul A. Crotty dismissed all federal claims, but declined to exercise supplemental judgment on state law and common law claims, in a suit in New York federal court alleging Winfrey, her magazine's co-owner Hearst Corp. and others participated in infringing the phrase on the cover of the O: The Oprah Magazine, television shows,...
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