'Jersey Shore' Tan Lotion IP Suit Will Go To NY: Judge

Law360, Los Angeles (December 7, 2011, 7:49 PM EST) -- An Oklahoma federal judge on Wednesday dismissed a a copyright suit over a line of suntan products featuring “Jersey Shore” star Jenni “JWoww” Farley, deciding that the complaint should be refiled in New York court under a related contract.

U.S. District Judge Robin J. Cauthron said that Phigogam LLC, which sued in August claiming it came up with the idea to promote JWoww tanning products, was bound by the terms of an operating agreement with suntan lotion maker Australian Gold LLC. The court rejected Phigogam's argument...
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