Georgia Federal Judge Grants Partial Relief In Hendrix Trademark Case
(June 23, 2016, 12:19 PM EDT) -- SAVANNAH, Ga. — Defendants — including Leon Hendrix, brother of the late Jimi Hendrix — who are connected with “Purple Haze Liquer” were enjoined by a Georgia federal judge on June 22 from using the word “jimi” in the names of their websites and on their social media profiles (Experience Hendrix LLC v. Tiger Paw Distributors LLC, No. 16-107, S.D. Ga.; 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 81089).
(Decision available. Document #16-160701-008Z.)
According to U.S. Judge J. Randal Hall of the Southern District of Georgia, however, plaintiff Experience...