Volcom Says Jay-Z's Roc Nation Infringes Mark

Law360, New York (April 1, 2011, 6:08 PM EDT) -- Clothing distributor and music promoter Volcom Inc. launched a suit in California on Wednesday accusing Roc Nation LLC — a rival entertainment company founded by rapper Jay-Z — of infringing its inverted diamond trademark.

Roc Nation's use of a “confusingly similar inverted diamond logo” in the marketing and distribution of headphones and related goods sold in the same locations as Volcom's competing products violates Volcom's trademark rights and dilutes its mark, the plaintiff alleged in a suit filed in the U.S. District Court for the Central...
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Case Information

Case Title

Volcom Inc v. Roc Nation LLC

Case Number



California Central

Nature of Suit



Josephine Staton Tucker

Date Filed

March 28, 2011


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