Oprah's Trademark Infringement Widespread, 2nd Circ. Told

Law360, New York (June 25, 2012, 5:22 PM EDT) -- A motivational speaker who claims Oprah Winfrey co-opted her trademarked “Own Your Power” phrase on Friday refuted the media icon's claims that Winfrey's isolated use of the phrase doesn't run against trademark law, telling the Second Circuit that the slogan was used multiple times.

Simone Kelly-Brown and her company Own Your Power Communications Inc. argued in a reply brief against arguments made by Winfrey and and her production company last month that the supposedly isolated use of “Own Your Power” on the cover of an issue...
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