商標登録insideNews: ABBA Tribute Band Faces Multimillion-Dollar Trademark Infringement Suit | digitalmusicnews.com

Stockholm-headquartered Polar Music International, which owns a number of ABBA trademarks and service marks, is officially suing a UK-based tribute band called ABBA Mania for alleged “trademark counterfeiting and infringement, dilution, unfair competition, and cybersquatting. ”Polar Music, which says that it’s overseen ABBA’s music releases, tour promotion, and intellectual property “since the band’s founding,” just recently submitted the shocking lawsuit to a New York federal court. Spanning 24 pages, the verbose complaint lists as defendants UK companies Handshake and TAL Entertainment as well as individuals (also located in the UK) named James Stuart Littlewood and Todd Littlewood.

情報源: ABBA Tribute Band Faces Multimillion-Dollar Trademark Infringement Suit

ABBA – The Winner Takes It All (Video), 4:57

ABBA - The Winner Takes It All (Official Music Video)

ABBA MANIA – SOS – The Official London Theatre Show, 3:29

ABBAMANIA - SOS - A Tribute to ABBA

Additional Note (2022.1.24)

ABBA dismissed its trademark infringement lawsuit with prejudice after a settlement was reached

情報源: ABBA reaches settlement with Abba Mania over name, dismisses trademark lawsuit