'Filmchella' Organizer Refuses To Drop Name, Coachella Says

Law360, New York (November 8, 2017, 8:58 PM EST) -- The organizers of the Coachella music festival urged a California federal judge Tuesday to hold the man behind an upstart film festival in contempt for violating a court order barring him from using the name "Filmchella," contending that he has continued to use the moniker while insisting that the ruling isn't clear.

Coachella Music Festival LLC and producer Goldenvoice LLC went after Filmchella organizer Robert Trevor Simms for violating an October preliminary injunction against the similarly named festival, blasting him for claiming confusion about whether the order prohibits him from using near identical terms like Filmchilla while simultaneously promising to take...

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