3rd Circ. Backs Drifters Ex-Manager In Trademark Suit

Law360, New York (July 2, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A federal appeals court has ruled in favor of the former manager of 1950s singing group The Drifters in a long-fought trademark dispute over the band's name, finding a music promoter in contempt for continuing to market an ersatz version of The Drifters in violation of an injunction.

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit on Thursday upheld a lower court's contempt ruling against the promoter, Larry Marshak, and his family and business associates for violating the injunction imposed when he was found to...
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