Jay Z Wants Out Of TM Suit Over 'Roc Nation' Baseball Caps

Law360, New York (October 30, 2017, 3:35 PM EDT) -- Jay Z told a New York federal court Friday that no evidence has been put forward to show he is personally liable in a suit alleging infringement of the "Roc Nation" mark through the selling of special edition baseball caps in violation of a $204 million licensing deal.

The hip-hop mogul and businessman whose given name is Shawn Carter, urged the court to toss the claims brought against him by brand manager Iconix Group, asserting that the company has attempted to use his celebrity status to advance the suit and had not shown that he had any personal involvement in the...

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