K-Pop Group BTS' Label Seeks To Stop Bootleg Tour Merch

By Tiffany Hu (March 25, 2022, 5:06 PM EDT) -- South Korean boy band BTS, through its label, is trying to crack down on unauthorized tour merchandise ahead of the group's upcoming concerts in Las Vegas, saying there is "no reason to believe" the sellers will stop without legal intervention.

In a lawsuit filed Tuesday, HYBE Co. Ltd. urged a Nevada federal judge to authorize the seizure of counterfeit tour merchandise sold at or near Allegiant Stadium, where the group is set to perform in April as a part of its "Permission to Dance on Stage" tour.

HYBE said it owns the trademark rights for BTS' concerts and related merchandise, but...

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