Monday, March 9, 2009

Diddy Settles Louis Vuitton Lawsuit

Diddy Settles Louis Vuitton Lawsuit

Sean 'Diddy' Combs has settled a copyright infringement lawsuit with fashion house Louis Vuitton, ending a dispute over product placement in various Danity Kane videos.

The Bad Boy mogul and Warner Music Group were sued by executives at the luxury label for unauthorized use of Louis Vuitton's intellectual property.

In the legal papers, filed in Paris, France in August 2008, Combs' company was accused of using the Louis Vuitton logo in two of the girl group's music videos, as well as in album packaging photos for their self-titled 2006 release.

The two parties reached a deal on Thursday. Combs has agreed to remove all visual references to the trademarks from future releases of the videos and album in question. That won't be too tough as Danity Kane broke up in February.

The financial terms of the settlement have not been released.

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