Los Angeles [US]: In the trademark struggle between pop legend Mariah Carey and singer Elizabeth Chan, the courtroom has selected to aspect with the latter.
As per a file with the aid of People mag, the ‘Vision of Love’ singer had filed an application at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office to legally gather the catchphrase ‘Queen of Christmas’ for herself in August. A formal assertion of opposition quickly followed in opposition to Carey’s claim for the trademarking of the word. It turned into filed with the aid of the attorney of singer Elizabeth Chan.
Chan discovered her success on Tuesday, while the U.S. Trademark Trial and Appeal Board blocked the ‘We Belong Together’ singer from ultimately owning the trademarks of the iconic title, in conjunction with different phrases like ‘Princess Christmas’ and ‘QOC’.
According to a report with the aid of People mag, Carey wanted to trademark the name to promote merchandise. She also wanted to use the name in her track-based content.
Chan, who also claims affinity to the identify, regarded in an interview with Variety, in which she expressed her displeasure at Mariah’s bid for the trademark.
“Christmas has come way earlier than any people on the planet, and optimistically may be round way after any of us on this planet,” Chan said in the interview.
“And I feel very strongly that no one man or woman ought to keep onto anything around Christmas or monopolize it inside the way that Mariah seeks to in perpetuity. That’s not the proper thing to do. Christmas is for anybody. It’s intended to be shared; it’s not intended to be owned.” She delivered.
The trademark bid also became antagonistic by singer Darlene Love, who took to social media and made it clear that she has held the title for 29 years, as according to People mag.
Mariah Carey is renowned for her association with Christmas thanks to her all-time Christmas hit ‘All I Want For Christmas Is You’.