Chubby Checker Slaps HP With Suit Over Penis-Size App

Law360, New York (February 12, 2013, 5:02 PM EST) -- Singer Chubby Checker on Tuesday hit Hewlett Packard Co. with a multimillion-dollar trademark infringement lawsuit in Florida for having offered an application on Palm mobile devices called “The Chubby Checker,” which allows users to calculate the size of a man's penis based on his shoe size.

The musician, who rose to prominence in 1960 with his iconic song “The Twist,” said using his name to brand the application violates Chubby Checker trademark registrations his company holds for use on hot dogs, hamburgers, pork chops and other...
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Evans et al v. Hewlett Packard Company et al


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2:13-cv-14066

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Florida Southern

Nature of Suit

Trademark

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Jose E. Martinez

Date Filed

February 11, 2013

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