Joan Jett's Blackheart Records sued Hot Topic last year over the Blackheart Lingerie line that Blackheart Records feels infringed their trademark. On Monday the suit was settled following a joint motion by Blackheart Records and Hot Topic. We may not get all the details of the process but, if Hot Topic's initial claims that Blackheart Records had failed to properly protect their trademark, they likely had a strong argument and so a mutual settlement might be the best outcome in this case. I initially mistook Joan Jett's issues with Hot Topic as another chapter in the sordid history of Urban...

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