Madonna Sued Over 'Material Girl' Fashion Line

Law360, New York (August 20, 2010, 3:59 PM EDT) -- A clothing company has sued pop icon Madonna and her Material Girl Brand LLC fashion line, claiming their use of the “Material Girl” mark infringes a registered trademark and threatens to muscle the plaintiff out of the industry.

L.A. Triumph Inc. says Madonna's clothing line has already begun to confuse consumers into thinking the two are related, and is calling for an order that her pending trademark for MGB be denied, according to a complaint lodged Thursday in the U.S. District Court for the Central District...
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