Ninth Circuit rules coffee company must pay Bob Marley’s family $2.4m

Ninth Circuit rules coffee company must pay Bob Marley’s family $2.4m

2019/1/14

The US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit has dismissed an appeal from coffee brand Jammin Java and ordered it to pay $2.4 million to companies owned by the family of late reggae artist Bob Marley. The court ruled on Wednesday, January 9, that the US District Court for the Central District of California did not err in calculating that amount in June 2017. Jammin Java, which previously traded under the name Marley Coffee, was ordered to pay two Marley family-controlled companies—56 Hope Road and Hope Road—$2.4 million in damages for trademark infringement.

Source: WIPR




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