Posts Tagged ‘Jimi Hendrix’

Another Jimi Hendrix family lawsuit

March 11, 2009

After winning a case against a seller of Hendrix branded vodka, the Hendrix estate is now suing and others for copyright violations involving a variety of Jimi Hendrix-related branding.

Complaint courtesy Courthousenews

Company can’t sell “Electric Hendrix Vodka”

February 19, 2009

A federal judge in Seattle has told a company illegally hawking goods using Jimi Hendrix name to yank them from the shelves.  The company also owes the Jimi Hendrix estate $3.2 million.  The Jimi Hendrix estate didn’t want to sell Jimi’s likeness on alcoholic products because, “because drugs and alcohol have been claimed to be a factor in Jimi Hendrix’s untimely death.”

Judge order courtesy Courthousenews