HP, Palm Settle Trademark Suit Over 'Chubby Checker' App
By Beth Winegarner
Law360, San Francisco (July 22, 2014, 6:31 PM ET) -- Chubby Checker has reached an undisclosed settlement with Hewlett-Packard Co. and Palm Inc. in a case accusing a penis size measurement app called “The Chubby Checker” of infringing the famous musician's trademark, according to papers filed in California federal court Tuesday.
Attorneys for the tech companies and Checker, whose real name is Ernest Evans, said they had reached a confidential settlement in which all sides denied any liability and would bear their own attorneys' fees and costs. HP and Palm also agreed not to make any...