WilmerHale is representing Christmas songwriter and recording artist Elizabeth Chan in her opposition to Mariah Carey’s company Lotion LLC’s application to register the trademark “Queen of Christmas.” Ms. Carey has sought to register “Queen of Christmas” for future use on products ranging from music, to perfume, to sunglasses, to coconut milk. Ms. Chan is a full-time songwriter who focuses exclusively on Christmas and holiday music who has been dubbed the “The Queen of Christmas” by media and has embraced and used the moniker “Queen of Christmas” since 2014.
The matter has been covered in a wide range of media outlets, including Variety. Read the full story.
The WilmerHale team representing Ms. Chan is led by Louis Tompros and includes Kevin Prussia, John Hobgood and Hailey Cherepon.