NWA Member's Wife Reaches Deal With Son In Trademark Row

By Tiffany Hu (August 9, 2018, 4:18 PM EDT) -- The wife of the late N.W.A. member Eazy-E and his son have agreed to settle a lawsuit in California federal court over the use of "Straight Outta Compton" and other phrases associated with the rap group.

In a Wednesday court filing, Eazy-E's son, Eric Darnel Wright, agreed to stop using several marks now owned by his stepmother, Tomica Woods-Wright, to promote his own company.

In addition to "Straight Outta Compton" and "N.W.A.," Wright is also prohibited from using "Compton Records," "Ruthless" and "Ruthless Records" — the name of his late father's record label — though he will be able to use...

Stay ahead of the curve

In the legal profession, information is the key to success. You have to know what’s happening with clients, competitors, practice areas, and industries. Law360 provides the intelligence you need to remain an expert and beat the competition.

  • Access to case data within articles (numbers, filings, courts, nature of suit, and more.)
  • Access to attached documents such as briefs, petitions, complaints, decisions, motions, etc.
  • Create custom alerts for specific article and case topics and so much more!


Attached Documents

Related Sections

Case Information

Case Title

Subscribers Only

Case Number

Subscribers Only


Subscribers Only

Nature of Suit

Subscribers Only


Subscribers Only

Date Filed

Subscribers Only

Law Firms

Hello! I'm Law360's automated support bot.

How can I help you today?

For example, you can type:
  • I forgot my password
  • I took a free trial but didn't get a verification email
  • How do I sign up for a newsletter?
Ask a question!