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Rimon’s representation of Nirvana in copyright claims against Marc Jacobs covered extensively by Law360 and Bloomberg Law

News Mark S. Lee Mark S. Lee · Kendra Orr Kendra Orr · November 15, 2019

Rimon IP Partner, Mark Lee, and associate, Kendra Orr, represent Nirvana L.L.C. in a lawsuit filed against Marc Jacobs International and certain retailers in the Central District of California alleging copyright infringement, violations of the Lanham Act, trademark infringement, and unfair competition in connection with Defendants’ creation, advertising, and sale of merchandise bearing a design that is confusingly similar to Nirvana’s copyrighted image and mark. This case earned Rimon the "Legal Lion" title from Law360. Read the full Law360 and Bloomberg Law articles.


Working at the intersection of intellectual property and entertainment, Mark Lee advises celebrities and celebrity estates, studios, and high-tech companies in copyright, trademark, and right of publicity matters.  He has litigated or counseled regarding copyrights, trademarks, rights of publicity, and/or related rights of musicians Elvis Presley, Frank Sinatra, Barbara Streisand, Brian Wilson, Neil Young, Steve Perry, Miles Davis, Jackson Browne, and John Lee Hooker; authors John Steinbeck, Harper Lee, Raymond Chandler, William Saroyan, Louis L’Amour, Helen Fielding, and Philip K. Dick; actors Robin Williams, Sylvester Stallone, Groucho Marx, and Doris Day; athletes Jim Brown, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, and Tiger Woods: fictional characters Betty Boop, Barney, Rocky, Zorro, Dennis the Menace, and Emily the Strange; and photographers Richard Avedon and Jim Marshall. Read more.

Kendra Orr is an associate with Rimon’s Litigation practice.  Her practice focuses on complex civil litigation, with an emphasis on the defense of pharmaceutical and medical device manufacturers. Ms. Orr has represented clients in a wide range of complex civil cases, including product liability, toxic tort, premises liability, employment, securities fraud, intellectual property, class actions, real estate disputes, and breach of contract.  She has extensive experience defending major pharmaceutical companies and medical device manufactures against claims of personal injury and wrongful death. Read more.