“MAMA” was Needed to Get MoMA off “MACHA[’s]” Back… But Is It A Sufficient Fix to Avoid Consumer Confusion?
On September 28, 2018, nearly six months after the Museum of Modern Art (“MoMA”) filed a lawsuit against art gallery-tea establishment MoMaCha, a District Court judge granted MoMA a temporary injunction enjoining MoMaCha from “using, displaying, or promoting the MOMA or MOMACHA marks, and the https://momacha.com domain name,” during the pendency of the lawsuit.
This post was originally published on the Cardozo Arts & Entertainment Law Journal website on October 12, 2018. The original post can be accessed via the Archived Link button above.
Dvoskin, Simone, "“MAMA” was Needed to Get MoMA off “MACHA[’s]” Back… But Is It A Sufficient Fix to Avoid Consumer Confusion?" (2018). AELJ Blog. 178.