Eminem Fight Against The Mark Of The Battle Of "E13" Clothing Line
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Eminem is in a legal battle with a Detroit fashion designer and the owner of the shop over the rights to "313" of the mark, according to the Detroit Free Press.
Since 2010, Clement Brown has held the trademark for their Three Thirteen trademark (named after the city's 313 area code). Sells her original designs out of a store in the Motor City, along with other Detroit-themed brands.
While Em the mark is E13, the E is flipped backwards and stylized in a way that resembles the three.
Wel l put them all together in the center of Jefferson And Chene @threethirteen2015 THREE THIRTEEN-313-818-0050 #ThreeThirteen #Downtown #Detroit #Jefferson #Chene #DetroitsBrandName
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Em the line launched in November of 2016, sales of Carhartt's flagship Detroit store and later release a special edition Air Jordan with Nike. Slim Shady team according to reports, applied for a trademark in June of 2017, and the Brown Three of the Thirteen Licensing, LLC filed a notice of opposition in response, the lock of the mark of being solidified.
The E13 Collection makes its official retail launch of 3/13 exclusively on the @carhartt store in Detroit! #MMF #PrideUnlimited Link in bio for more.
A post shared by Marshall Mathers (@eminem) on Mar 9, 2017 at 2:10 pm PST
Despite the fact that the battle for 313, Brown said he respects Eminem in a statement. But, he defended his position with respect to the trademark dispute.
"I respect Eminem and his position in hip-hop," he said. "As creators of culture, it is necessary for us to protect our intellectual property. ... It is imperative that we have rights when it comes to our ideas. It is imperative that we have ownership of our creations."