HP Deflects Blame In 'Chubby Checker' Penis-Size App Suit

Law360, New York (May 17, 2013, 1:48 PM EDT) -- Hewlett Packard Co. on Thursday distanced itself from "The Chubby Checker," a penis-size calculator targeted in singer Chubby Checker's trademark infringement lawsuit in Florida, arguing software developers who created and named the now-defunct Palm application may be held liable, but not HP.

HP, which acquired Palm Inc. in 2010, filed a motion to dismiss Chubby Checker's lawsuit filed earlier this year. The computer maker argues that it couldn't have known software developers, who created the program independently of HP, didn't have a license to use the...
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