11th Circ. Wary Of Phat Farm Rival's Appeal In IP Row

Law360, Miami (April 10, 2013, 11:24 PM EDT) -- The Eleventh Circuit on Wednesday weighed a bid to overturn a trial court win for hip-hop mogul Russell Simmons' Phat Farm clothing line in its copyright suit against clothing maker Phag Farm Inc., sharply questioning an attorney who argued that Phat Farm doesn't qualify as a famous brand.  

Phat Fashions LLC sought injunctive relief and millions of dollars in damages in its suit brought in February 2011, arguing that Phag Farm's use of a similar name and marks on T-shirts infringed its trademark and diluted...
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