Coachella Asks Court To Block Hoodchella Music Festival

Law360, New York (March 1, 2016, 4:44 PM EST) -- The operators of the Coachella music festival asked a federal judge Monday to issue a court order barring a rival festival called Hoodchella from using the name for its scheduled April event.

Coachella organizer Goldenvoice LLC, which sued Kamil Al-Ahdali and others over Hoodchella in January, says it needs a preliminary injunction because the upstart event has “continued to flagrantly infringe and dilute” the company’s trademark.

According its website, Hoodchella is scheduled for April 8 through April 10 in Los Angeles.

“Defendants have made clear in their...
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