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Hollywood Docket: Madonna sued over 'Material Girl' trademark

  • Madonna is being sued for selling personal care products and bed and bath furnishings under the "Material Girl" brand. Another company, Rwachsberg Holdings, says it is in the same market and has held the trademark on "Material Girls" since 2005. The singer has allegedly ignored the plaintiff's warnings and is now facing a lawsuit that asks for an injunction and damages. [Here's the complaint]
  • Disney has launched an internal investigation to figure out who may have leaked its fourth-quarter financial results ahead of the official announcement. [THR]
  • San Diego Superior Judge DeAnn Salcido, who was investigated by the state commission on judicial performance for secretly taping her proceedings in the interest of having a reality TV show, has resigned. [WSJ]