Bob Marley Estate Says Restaurant Infringes 'One Love' Mark

Law360, New York (December 9, 2013, 1:31 PM EST) -- Bob Marley’s estate hit chicken finger restaurant Raising Cane’s USA LLC with a trademark infringement suit in Massachusetts federal court Friday, alleging the company’s “Raising Cane’s Chicken Fingers One Love” trademark infringes on the legendary reggae singer’s mark.

Bahamas-based Fifty-Six Hope Road Music Ltd., which is owned and operated by Marley’s children and widow, says Raising Cane’s “One Love” marketing campaign is confusingly similar and harmful to Hope Road’s “Bob Marley One Love” trademark, which references Marley’s famous song of the same name.

The estate says...
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Case Title

Fifty-Six Hope Road Music, Ltd. v. Raising Canes USA, LLC


Case Number

1:13-cv-13110

Court

Massachusetts

Nature of Suit

Trademark

Judge

Richard G. Stearns

Date Filed

December 6, 2013

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