Snooki, Perfumer Reach Deal Barring Use Of Her Likeness
By Aaron Vehling (June 18, 2014, 6:03 PM EDT) -- Reality television star Nicole Polizzi, better known as "Snooki," settled her trademark infringement lawsuit against the maker of an imitation version of her officially endorsed perfume, resulting in a permanent ban on the company's use of her likeness, according to a New York federal judge's Wednesday order.
Polizzi had filed a suit against Princeton, New Jersey-based Excell Brands LLC over its perfume that purports to be a cheaper variation of the "Jersey Shore" star's higher-end offering. The permanent injunction, signed by U.S. District Judge Naomi Reice Buchwald, bans Excell from using on its products and marketing Snooki's name, persona, identity and trademarks,...
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