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 ( 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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