Oprah Wins Trademark Battle Over ‘Own Your Power’

Essence Magazine – Winfrey was hit with the lawsuit in 2011 following the use of the phrase on the cover of O, The Oprah Magazine, a magazine-related event, TV shows and social media accounts. The dispute was dismissed in March of 2012 and revived 14 months later because defendants did not show that their use of "Own Your Power" constituted fair use.


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