Nipsey Hussle’s Estate Sues Crips Co. Over ‘Marathon’ Trademark
Nipsey hussleThe Crips estate is suing a Crips company … relatives of the late rapper continue his famous slogan.
Nipsey’s brother, Samiel Asghedom, just filed a lawsuit against Crips LLC – you read that right, the gang has become a business – for the rights to Hussle’s slogan “The Marathon Continues”.
According to the new lawsuit, obtained by TMZ, the estate claims that the Crips organization filed a few marks for the expression last year – one for various services and another for clothing – although Hussle’s family owns several marks. of trade “ Marathon ”. at Nip’s well-known clothing store.
It’s quite shocking … the estate claims that the Crips organization filed for a trademark application less than 2 months after Nipsey was murdered outside his Marathon clothing store.
As we first reported … Nipsey’s fam got frustrated with the Crips organization this summer, fearing that something fishy was going on with brands … and Crips LLC has claimed it will be abandoning its apps.
Instead, the Crips organization continued to use the trademarks on the merchandise, according to the lawsuit, so that the estate is seeking to end it. The estate seeks damages and a judgment ordering the company to destroy any merchandise the Crips organization has made with the marks.
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