Nirvana, who were among AMERICA's most popular bands in the 1990s, has placed a lawsuit against the u.s. fashion brand Marc Jacobs.
the Lawsuit is supposedly about an iconic Nirvana logo- a yellow smiley on a black background, like Marc Jacobs have used in a new collection, without having received permission from the band.
It writes among other TMZ.
In november launched the Marc Jacobs thus, the collection 'Bootleg Redux Grunge', which, among other things, be able to find a black t-shirt with a yellow smiley that is almost identical with that originally designed by the singer, guitarist and icon Kurt Cobain, who died in 1994.
The only difference between the original icon is that the eyes on the yellow smiley is replaced by the letters M and J - which stands for Marc Jacobs - and that one has replaced the words 'NIRVANA' with 'HEAVEN.'
the Media, The Fashion Law has shared the below image on Twitter, where you can clearly see, where is the equality there is between the original t-shirt and Marc Jacobs imitation.
Nirvana is suing Marc Jacobs for copying its famous Smiley Face logo for the recently re-released the Grunge collection. https://t.co/ZJlt5AmRKs pic.twitter.com/bc4wOQ6XT6— TFL (@TheFashionLaw) 29. december 2018
According to the medium takes Marc Jacobs 750 dollars for a t-shirt with it imitated the logo, while a sweatshirt costs a staggering 1300 crowns.
the Problem is that Nirvana actually owned the rights to the logo since 1992, and since then has countless clothing brands, for example Urban Outfitters, used the logo, that have almost become synonymous with the 90's the grunge movement in the UNITED states.
But the sort of people therefore have permission to, and it has Marc Jacobs reportedly not scored.