Chance The Rapper Seeks Protective Order Over Fake Merch

Law360, Springfield (April 20, 2017, 8:17 PM EDT) -- Chicago-based entertainer Chance the Rapper is preemptively suing would-be merchandise bootleggers in preparation for his tour this spring, in a complaint filed in Illinois federal court on Wednesday.

The suit, which names as defendants only John and Jane Does 1-100 and "XYZ Company" as they are still unknown, is a common tool in the entertainment business, whether as protection from fake merchandisers or even from illegally downloads of films or music. A fellow Windy City entity, the World Series champion Chicago Cubs, filed a suit against...
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