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SM Entertainment loses a lawsuit ruling over trademark usage
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SM Entertainment loses a lawsuit ruling over trademark usage

It has been revealed recently that SM Entertainment has lost a lawsuit against LG HouseholdHealth Care for using the term 'SUM' as their celebrity shop store.

The Civil Settlement Division of the Seoul Central District Court has ruled that SM cannot use 'SUM' as it can be mistaken with LG HouseholdHealth Care's brand 'su:m', "The use of a similar trademark would infringe the trademark right as it could mislead or confuse the traders and/or general consumers in regards to the source of the goods or services."

SM Entertainment Lose In Current Lawsuit
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SM Entertainment Lose In Current Lawsuit

SM Entertainment is one of the top3 largest Korean entertainment companies in Korea, so it is no surprise that they have their stars and their associated products approved before being used for anything else. Unfortunately, SM Entertainment was reported to have recently lost a case involving trademark usage.

SM recently tried battling it out with LG's Household and Care Brand S:UMdue to the similarities in their names. SM has been wanting to open a market called 'SUM' as a term to brand their celebrity shop.

Mad Town's lawyer reveals details on lawsuit against GNI Entertainment
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Mad Town's lawyer reveals details on lawsuit against GNI Entertainment

Mad Town's lawyer has revealed details on the group's lawsuit to nullify their exclusive contract with GNI Entertainment.

SEE ALSO: Mad Town sues GNI Entertainment to cease exclusive contract

On September 12, the group's lawyer, Sun Jong Moon of the law firm Sun and Partners, revealed, "Mad Town are receiving no financial, material, or human resources from their label. There are no employees at the agency, no official website, and the office space was sold. The Mad Town members have no transportation, manager, or dorm. This makes it impossible for them to do any activities, and they haven't promoted since their last album in June of 2016."

SM Entertainment Release Special Goodbye Clip For Kyuhyun
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SM Entertainment Release Special Goodbye Clip For Kyuhyun

SM Entertainment released a special goodbye video for Super Juniors Kyuhyun a day before his military enlistment.

The SM Entertainment artist enlisted in the army as a public service worker on May 25 in the Nonsan Army Training Center. His fellow members, Eunhyuk, Donghae, Siwon, and Ryeowook are currently serving in the army and Kyuhyun will join them soon.

To send him off, SM Entertainment has released a special video to say goodbye. The clip, titled Adieu, includes scenes from important moments of his life, from his debut until now. It also includes a handwritten letter from Super Juniors fan club appearing throughout the video as Kyuhyun smiles on.

SM Entertainment Idol Confesses Love For This Singer Through Manager
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SM Entertainment Idol Confesses Love For This Singer Through Manager

A past video clip from Sung Si Kyungs Radio Star has resurfaced. In It, he revealed that an SM Entertainment idol confessed to him through their manager.

Sung Si Kyung received a phone call one day from an idols manager saying that an idol in SM Entertainment really liked him.

The manager even said that this idol would like to have drinks with him someday.

While hearing this, Kyuhyun laughed out loud and bowed his head, as if he knew which idol Sung Si Kyung was talking about.