Home Videos Photos

Don't Use Chanel As An Adjective Or They'll Sue!

| Filed under: Wacky, Tacky & TrueLegal MattersChanel

ap080929034017_e__opt.jpg

This is absolutely crazy!

Chanel bought a full page ad in Women's Wear Daily on Monday warning writers not to use the word "Chanel" to describe another designer's collection unless they'd like to be sued.

WTF!?

The ad stated:

A note of information and entreaty to fashion editors, advertisers, copywriters and other well-intentioned mis-users of our Chanel name:
Chanel was a designer, an extraordinary woman who made a timeless contribution to fashion. Chanel is a perfume. Chanel is modern elegance in couture, ready-to-wear, accessories, watches and fine jewelry. Chanel is our registered trademark for fragrance, cosmetics, clothing, accessories and other lovely things.

Although our style is justly famous, a jacket is not ‘a Chanel jacket’ unless it is ours, and somebody else’s cardigans are not ‘Chanel for now.’ And even if we are flattered by such tributes to our fame as ‘Chanel-issime, Chanel-ed, Chanels, and Chanel-ized’, PLEASE DON’T. Our lawyers positively detest them. We take our trademark seriously.

Merci,
Chanel, Inc.

Wow.

Sound's to us like someone's on a power trip.

Thoughts???

[Image via AP Images.]

Tags: , , , , , , ,

13 Celebs Who Were Arrested When They Were 21 Or Under!!
Michelle Rodriguez's Bad Girl Past! Arrests, Fights And Why She's A Bad Influence On Zac Efron!
20 Times Jaden Smith Proved He's The Weirdest (And Kinda Coolest) Teen In Hollywood
90s Heartthrobs: Where Are They Now?!
Happy Birthday Lindsay Lohan! Celebrate With Some Of The Worst Moments Of Her 28-Year Life!
Shia LaBeouf’s Most SHOCKING Moments!

Comments are closed.