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Eminem's Lawsuits

Jon of hiphopanonymous.net lists Eminem's past lawsuits including this new one:

Eminem is fighting a civil lawsuit over the Shady Ltd. name that is featured on his new clothing line.

Shady Inc., a small Nevada based company, filed the lawsuit in Nevada federal court, claiming that they have been using the name since for their clothing since late 1999.

Shady Inc. did not register the trademark until 2001.

Shady Inc. targets the sports apparel market, selling T-Shirts and hats in Nevada stores and through the Internet and mail order.

Eminem's lawyers contend that the Shady name is associated with Eminem so frequently, that it should have never been granted to the Nevada company in the first place.

"We were first and we used it in good faith," co-owner Thomas Hession told the Detroit Free Press. "We did not know at the time that Eminem was planning clothes."

Eminem's lawyer, Manny Pokotilow, said that Eminem has been using the name since 1999 on record and that the rapper registered the Slim Shady trademark in 1999.

Next Eminem should also tell 50 Cent's DJ Whoo Kid to stop using a name that sounds like his.

July 15, 2003 in Commentary | Link Me | Related Searches | Related Music

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you are a hottie eminem i love you qwanna get with you don't care of the age

Posted by: sarah at Oct 28, 2003 12:05:26 PM

Em's a modern day Shakespear like he sed, can't wait 4 a new album from you! I'm like Stan to you.

Posted by: Atkinson at Apr 6, 2004 6:03:38 AM

Eminem is the most gorgious guy in the world and everyone should just back off of thim and leave him alone. I love ya bro

Posted by: Amanda at Jan 18, 2006 11:54:16 AM