A Los Angeles pop duo, is suing fashion retail chain H&M over the use of their band name on t-shirts.
Classixx, an LA dance-pop duo, make upbeat, metropolitan music that seems to flourish in shopping malls. But not only in shopping malls, but also in shops, so it seems.
Apparently, Swedish fashion giant H&M has been selling shirts with the word “Classixx” emblazoned across the front. The LA band claims the shirts are unlicensed, and therefore constitute a copyright infringement. A law suit was immediately filed.
H&M has dismissed all claims and states that they had never heard of the musical group before they started selling Classixx tops. Classixx’s lawyers note though, that H&M has played Classixx’s music in their stores.