journey guitar player Neil Shawn Commented on the legal action taken by the former singer of the band Steve Perry against Good and keyboardist Jonathan Cain More than the trademark of 20 of the group’s biggest songs.
Good And canthrough his company Freedom JN LLCOwns multiple trademark registrations journeyCovering the use of names on T-shirts, hoodies and other types of apparel, making it easier for the band to sue anyone who sold those items. The US Patent and Trademark Office issued the registrations between February and May.
In his petition, pear wine Claims that there was an agreement between the three that required unanimous consent for any business decision relating to the trademark and that it did not authorize the said consent. He also alleged Good And can The claim of “fraud at the Trademark Office” is false information about trademarks.
pear wineThe petition states: “No participant may authorize, approve or disclaim any use or exploitation, or any right in or in any group’s creations, in whole or in part (including without limitation, may not grant or license any rights thereof) with any Product or otherwise, without the prior, written, unanimous consent of all Partners.”
After several publications reports pear wineLegal action on Tuesday (September 20)Good took to social media Weighing the matter, writing: “What a bunch of total crap.
“Here’s how it goes guys.
,John Cain Calls a meeting of the Board of Directors from anywhere before the meeting is known Jonathan came up to me and said they don’t like what they (Ross [Valory, then-JOURNEY bassist;] [Steve] Blacksmith [then-JOURNEY drummer;] pear wine And herbie [Herbert, former JOURNEY manager]) were planning. in that meeting Steve Ross Smith And herbie voted himself and can outside the board of directors and Steve and everyone voted Ross my place and Blacksmith In johns.
“They all knew that at this point I had been investigating our trade marks for years trying to get to the bottom of all the corruption because we discovered that nothing but our music was ever trademarked. They all Went one take over and it didn’t work. Simple enough.
“So my wife Michael Shawn Got a legitimate trade mark attorney who wasn’t in the corrupt music circles and then we were able to get what we had created. We were torn from the start, until I pulled it off.
“So the question is, why didn’t someone else’s (lawyers) do it? SteveK – who really were also ours at one time and personal band attorneys and accountants) and other so called trade mark attorneys help us do that? It was a huge corrupt ring of people hired by either the manager or the accountant to do the work for us and cash in on all of our wares so far.
“At this point I decided to go for all album titles as well as song titles. The more we became educated about how songwriting and copy rights have nothing to do with trade marks.
“You haven’t heard the last of this dude. We’re going to peel back the onions.
,neil schon travel Lead Guitarist – Founder – Manager”.
pear wine was a member of journey He returned to the band for another stint between 1977 and 1987 and between 1995 and 1998. Good Co-founded the group in 1973. can got included in journey in 1980.
pear wine reconnect with journey For the first time in years they were included as Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in April 2017. The iconic singer appeared on stage with his former bandmates as each of them gave speeches, but did not perform with the group at the event until later.
pear winelast full concert with journey Happened in early 1987. He later joined his bandmates for a brief performance in 1991 to honor the late concert promoter. bill graham, he also appeared with journey when they got a star on Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2005.
Back in October 2018, pear wine Told Rolling stone He couldn’t even imagine working with Good Re-establish or even re-establish your friendship in any capacity.
The singer made his comment in response to IndigoA constant call to the public for renewed cooperation.
“I’m not sure it’s possible without raising hopes of a reunion,” pear wine Told. “Please listen to me. I left the band 31 years ago, my friend. You can still love someone, but don’t want to work with them. And if they only love you because they work with you I don’t want to, so I feel good.”
three and a half years ago, Good And can were embroiled in a legal dispute with Blacksmith And valory, On 3rd March 2020, Good And can filed suit against valory And Blacksmithwho were members of journey On and off since the band’s formation in 1973, claiming that the two attempted a “coup” to regain control. journey Trademark. The lawsuit, which sought more than $10 million in damages, accused Blacksmith And valory An “unfair” holding of shareholder and board of directors meetings in February 2020 during which they were evicted can And Good from leadership positions Nightmare Productions Under the “wrong” assumption that the company has rights journey Name. A reply filed by defense counsel valory The complaints against and cross-complaint attempted to dispute and refute these allegations.
In April 2021, Good And can “An amicable settlement agreement has been reached” with Blacksmith And valory, journey are now Good And canlong time singer Arnel Pinedadrummer that castronovokeyboardist/backing singer Jason Durlatka and bassist todd jensen,