Famous rock band of United States — the Red Hot Chili Peppers are taking legal action against the producers of divisive latest TV serial — Californication, the title of the TV program is under conflict as the name of the group’s 1999 album was also the same.
The U.S band has filed complain in the Superior Court on Monday at Los Angeles, claiming that Showtime Networks, the producers of this TV program in which celebrity actor — David Duchovny has acted, had broken the central (federal) trademark rule.
The court case declares unjust contest, dilution of the importance of the title & wrong enhancement, asserting that the heading is — naturally unique, well-known & right away amalgamated in the brain of the users by means of – the Red Hot Chili Peppers.
The main singer of this group — Anthony Kiedis mentioned in a statement that – ‘Californication’ is the video album of song of their group and it came in to existence because of their hard work & how a particular TV program can move forward & snatch our uniqueness or our special feature and it is not correct in anyway.
This TV serial had cast — David Duchovny who plays the role of a novelist and he is experiencing the pain due to writer’s barrier & a mid-life catastrophe.
According to the court case — in the TV program there is a character named — Dani California and this name is also the title of a band’s song which got released in the year 2006.
The court case in addition names the — TV program maker & executive producer, Tom Kapinos, & 2 production houses – first one twilight Time Films & second one Aggressive Mediocrity, Inc.
A call up to a legal representative for Showtime was not directly put back. Efforts to locate a record for Kapinos were unsuccessful.
The lawsuit looking for an everlasting ban excepting Showtime & the other defendants for utilizing the name Californication for the TV program, destroys & recompense & expelling the entire income gained by the them.
At a press meeting in July 2007 Kapinos informed reporters that for the fist time he had listened this word in Oregon.
Kapinos mentioned that it seems that around 70’s there were abundant markers that assumed — Don’t Californicate Oregon, as Californians were approaching there, & he immediately thought that it would be a grand and famous title for this TV program.