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Drake, 21 Savage halt use of Vogue trademarks to promote new album

Drake and 21 Savage have stopped utilizing Vogue trademarks to promote their new No. 1 album Her Loss, and agreed to a preliminary injunction towards resuming their marketing campaign.

According to a Thursday submitting with the U.S. District Court in Manhattan, the rappers acknowledged having distributed a counterfeit cowl and counterfeit model of the style journal with out permission of Vogue writer Conde Nast.

The submitting mentioned they’ve “voluntarily ceased” the advertising and marketing marketing campaign that prompted Conde Nast’s Nov. 7 lawsuit, and can take down Vogue references from web sites and social media platforms they management, and from streets and buildings.

Drake and 21 Savage didn’t concede legal responsibility or wrongdoing, and agreed to the injunction to keep away from pointless prices, the submitting mentioned.

U.S. District Judge Jed Rakoff had issued a short lived restraining order towards the duo on Nov. 9, saying Conde Nast’s trademark infringement and false promoting claims would doubtless succeed.

Drake and Anna Wintour attend the Serena Williams Signature Statement by HSN present on Sept. 15, 2015, in New York City. The rapper used a faux Vogue journal cowl to promote his newest album and instructed that Wintour, a longtime Vogue editor-in-chief, supported him. (Grant Lamos IV/Getty Images)

A court docket convention is scheduled for Dec. 22. Conde Nast, also referred to as Advance (*21*) Publishers Inc, sought a minimum of $4 million in damages.

Lawyers for the rappers and for Conde Nast didn’t instantly reply to requests for remark.

The faux Vogue journal featured Drake and 21 Savage on the duvet, and their marketing campaign included a suggestion that they’d assist from longtime Vogue editor-in-chief Anna Wintour.

Her Loss was launched on Nov. 4. It debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 album chart for the week ending Nov. 19.

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