Punk Band Co-Founder Hits Ex-Bandmates With Copyright Suit

Law360, Los Angeles (August 5, 2013, 6:30 PM EDT) -- Black Flag's co-founder sued former members of the seminal punk rock band Friday in California federal court, claiming they are infringing his copyrights by performing as a new group called "Flag" and also accusing two ex-bandmates of fraudulently trying to obtain Black Flag's trademarks.

Greg Ginn, who is currently on tour with Black Flag, claims fans are confused by the newly formed band, which is covering Black Flag songs and planning a series of concerts to start later this month. Flag has been promoting itself and...
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Case Title

SST Records Inc et al v. Garfield et al


Case Number

2:13-cv-05579

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California Central

Nature of Suit

Trademark

Judge

Dean D. Pregerson

Date Filed

August 2, 2013

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