Nicholas Kristof Accused Of Ripping Off Name For His Charity

Law360, New York (July 17, 2013, 7:17 PM EDT) -- Pulitzer Prize-winning spouses Nicholas D. Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn were hit with a suit in New York federal court Tuesday claiming that their Half the Sky Movement LLC charity supporting women's rights stole its name from another charity meant to help orphaned Chinese children.

California-based Half the Sky Foundation, the Chinese orphan charity, alleges that Kristof and WuDunn have been flouting a registered service mark the plaintiff has been using since 1998. The complaint also alleges that the defendants violated an agreement between the two parties...
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Case Title

Half The Sky Foundation v. Half The Sky Movement, LLC et al


Case Number

1:13-cv-04929

Court

New York Southern

Nature of Suit

Trademark

Judge

Lorna G. Schofield

Date Filed

July 16, 2013

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