Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Company v. D'Avella; Civil No. L-515-07 (N.J. Super. filed Aug. 24, 2007).
Status: Confidential settlement.
Brothers Mark and Matthew D'Avella filmed a parody rap music video after hours in the A&P supermarket where they worked, and posted it to their blog site (www.fakelaugh.com) and YouTube. The supermarket company sued for defamation, business and product disparagement, and trademark infringement. The parties reached an undisclosed settlement, and the video was removed from the web.
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