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Battle Over Doors' Name
Highest Court California Court of Appeal
Year Ended 2008
Plaintiffs Business Entity of Artist(s)
Densmore, John
Estate of Artist(s)
Defendants Astbury, Ian
Doors of the 21st Century
Kreiger, Robby
Manzarek, Ray
Music Promoter(s)
Other Cult
Doors
Morrison, Jim
Short Description John Densmore and other assorted Doors-related parties sued Ray Manzarek, Robby Kreiger, Ian Astbury (of The Cult!), and other associated entities for touring under the name "The Doors of the 21st Century," alleging numerous causes of action arising from the band's moniker's intentional similarity to the original Doors' name. The holding in Plaintiffs' favor led to Manzarek's subsequent insurance suit in "Who Insures Doors' Litigation?" - [This entry is not yet complete or has not been edited/checked.]

Legal Issues
Business Associations Partnerships Formation, Operation & Dissolution
    Partner & Fiduciary Duties
Civil Procedure Interlocutory Orders Preliminary Injunction
Contracts Breach Good Faith & Fair Dealing
    Repudiation
General Equitable Remedies Restitution
Torts Economic Torts Interference with Contract, Business, Interests & Expectancy
Trademarks & Unfair Competition Federal (Lanham Act) Trademark Infringement
  State Statute/Common Law Right of Publicity
    Trademark Dilution
    Trademark Infringement
    Unfair & Deceptive Trade Practices
    Unfair Competition, False Advertising & Related Torts


Opinions Densmore v. Manzarek
2008 WL 2209993
California Court of Appeal , May 29, 2008 ( Nos. B186036, B186037, B188708 )


Densmore v. Manzarek
2005 WL 4717676
Superior Court of California , May 09, 2005 ( Nos. BC 289730, BC 294495 )


Densmore v. Manzarek
2005 WL 4717677
Superior Court of California , November 21, 2005 ( Nos. BC289730, BC294495 )


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Related Searches Parties
Astbury, Ian ( Defendant )
Business Entity of Artist(s) ( Plaintiff )
Cult ( Other )
Densmore, John ( Plaintiff )
Doors ( Other )
Doors of the 21st Century ( Defendant )
Estate of Artist(s) ( Plaintiff )
Kreiger, Robby ( Defendant )
Manzarek, Ray ( Defendant )
Morrison, Jim ( Other )
Music Promoter(s) ( Defendant )

Legal Issues
Business Associations / Partnerships / Formation, Operation & Dissolution
Business Associations / Partnerships / Partner & Fiduciary Duties
Civil Procedure / Interlocutory Orders / Preliminary Injunction
Contracts / Breach / Good Faith & Fair Dealing
Contracts / Breach / Repudiation
General / Equitable Remedies / Restitution
Torts / Economic Torts / Interference with Contract, Business, Interests & Expectancy
Trademarks & Unfair Competition / Federal (Lanham Act) / Trademark Infringement
Trademarks & Unfair Competition / State Statute/Common Law / Right of Publicity
Trademarks & Unfair Competition / State Statute/Common Law / Trademark Dilution
Trademarks & Unfair Competition / State Statute/Common Law / Trademark Infringement
Trademarks & Unfair Competition / State Statute/Common Law / Unfair & Deceptive Trade Practices
Trademarks & Unfair Competition / State Statute/Common Law / Unfair Competition, False Advertising & Related Torts

Courts
California Court of Appeal (highest court)
Superior Court of California


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