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7th Circuit Affirms: Use Of Karaoke Tracks Unlikely To Confuse

(July 22, 2016, 1:23 PM EDT) -- CHICAGO — A plaintiff responsible for bringing more than 150 trademark lawsuits across the country was properly rebuffed in its effort to hold a pub and its owner liable for playing unauthorized digital copies of various karaoke tracks, the Seventh Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals ruled July 21 (Slep-Tone Entertainment Corp., et al. v. Danette Rumsey, et al., No. 15-2844, 7th Cir.; 2016 U.S. App. LEXIS 13306).

(Decision available. Document #16-160801-009Z.)

In affirming the dismissal of plaintiff Slep-Tone Entertainment Corp.’s complaint, the appellate panel of Circuit...
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