Hard Candy Sues Madonna for Trademark Infringement

Madonna was recently sued by cosmetics company, Hard Candy for infringing on its trademark by attempting to create and license fitness clubs and clothing with the name Hard Candy. Named in the suit are Madonna, her manager Guy Oseary, MGHCandy and Epic Rights.

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Hard Candy is a cosmetics company that has been around since the mid-90’s when it became popular with its fun and quirky nail polish colors. Hard Candy is claiming that it has held a trademark over the name “Hard Candy” since 1996 in the area of cosmetics and has licensed the name for other products including clothing and accessories since 2009.

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