'Supermen' Barbershop Cuts Deal With DC Comics In IP Suit

Law360, New York (January 23, 2013, 1:45 PM EST) -- A Florida federal judge on Tuesday signed off on a settlement that resolves trademark infringement claims lodged by Time Warner Inc.'s DC Comics against a barbershop owner who allegedly used DC's protected “Superman” logos without permission.

DC has agreed to settle its suit alleging that Reginal B. Jones — who owns two barbershops in Florida that operate under the names “Supermen's Fades to Fro's” and “Supermen Fades to Fros” — used promotional materials that infringed DC's “Superman” trademarks, according to a notice DC filed with the...
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