The rap star sued Robinhood for allegedly “damaging his reputation and violating trademark law” by using his image and offering a take on his lyrics without his consent in its weekly newsletter. At the heart of the matter is whether or not a newsletter can be classified as an instrument of advertising, which courts have generally held they are not.
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Ice Cube’s Infringement Case Against Robinhood Melts with Federal Ruling
A California judge dismissed a lawsuit brought by Ice Cube after he accused stock trading platform Robinhood of improperly using his likeness to promote its products. So reports Yahoo! Finance.
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