The mother of the late Tupac Shakur has filed a 13-count copyright-infringement suit against rap artist/producer Delmar Arnaud (aka Daz Dillinger) and his L.A.-based label, DPG Records, Billboard Bull

The mother of the late Tupac Shakur has filed a 13-count copyright-infringement suit against rap artist/producer Delmar Arnaud (aka Daz Dillinger) and his L.A.-based label, DPG Records, Billboard Bulletin reports. The suit, filed Monday in U.S. District Court for the Central District of California, Western Division, says Arnaud is in possession of, and has made plans to commercially release without authorization, an undisclosed number of master recordings by Shakur that Arnaud produced while working for Death Row Records.

The suit also claims that since June, Arnaud has illegally used two of Shakur's trademarks, "2Pac" and "Makaveli," on his label's Web site.

After Shakur's death in 1996, an L.A. probate court appointed Afeni Shakur as co-administrator of her son's estate, including unreleased masters, according to her attorney, Ammar Kharouf. In addition to a temporary restraining order, Afeni Shakur seeks unspecified monetary damages. Arnaud -- who this month filed a breach-of-contract suit against Death Row -- had no comment.

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