For Now, J. Lo Can Keep 'Glow' Perfume Name
Jennifer Lopez can keep the name of her signature scent until a federal judge rules whether the perfume "Glow by J. Lo" has the odor of trademark infringement, court documents said. Glow Industries, wJennifer Lopez can keep the name of her signature scent until a federal judge rules whether the perfume "Glow by J. Lo" has the odor of trademark infringement, court documents said. Glow Industries, which sells scented products, alleged in a lawsuit that Lopez' new line will be confused with its own Glow perfume. The company filed a trademark infringement lawsuit against Lopez and partner Coty Inc. in August, several weeks before the new perfume's debut.
Glow Industries also asked for a preliminary injunction to immediately stop them from using the name. In a ruling issued Tuesday, U.S. District Judge Margaret Morrow denied that request. "Glow Inc. has not demonstrated that it will probably prove a likelihood of consumer confusion," Morrow said.
Glow Industries attorney Arthur Aaronson said Lopez' citrus- and vanilla-based scent will sink its sales. The company is asking for unspecified damages.
Attorney Lisa Pearson, who represents Lopez and Coty, said "Glow by J. Lo" will not be confused with the one-word titled Glow. She also said the two product lines are packaged and sold to different buyers. Lopez' perfume, lotion and shower gel are found in department stores, Pearson said, while Glow's bath and body products are sold in specialty stores.
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