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T.I. Sued over 'Akoo' Snafu

3/18/2010 1:00 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Rapper T.I. -- who served time in prison last year for gun charges -- is now under fire from a company that claims the rapper jacked their seemingly unique name for his clothing line.

Akon

Akoo International
-- the self-described "world's largest social music television network" -- just filed a federal lawsuit against T.I., claiming it locked down the name Akoo long before T.I. started making fancy threads with his Akoo Clothing Company.

Akoo is suing the rapper and his company for trademark infringement, unfair competition, and on and on ...

7 COMMENTS

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1.

Had it coming    

even in jail he makes news

1630 days ago
2.

wtf    

"World's largest social music television network" and this is the first time I've ever heard of them.

1630 days ago
3.

Andy    

Giv the man a break common

1630 days ago
4.

joe primavera    

hey pfffft where do you live first of all ? and u should go to the malls by you and check out the food courts that have 2 screens hanging that plays music videos for everyone to see. and by the way if you want to know more information on AKOO INTERNATIONAL GO TO THE WEBSITE AND SEE WHAT THE COMPANY DOES. AND YOU CAN NOT MATCH ANY OTHER NAME THEN AKOO THAT IS INVENTED FIRST BY AKOO INTERNATIONAL ....heres the website www.akoo.com or go on your facebook and you could check it out to.

1630 days ago
5.

CriticAl    

LOL @ fighting over that ridiculous name.

1630 days ago
6.

fandude    

lol i bet the person who just defending "akoo" works for them, either that or you a lame and just know useless facts and info lol

1602 days ago
7.

old money    

A.
KING
OF
ONESELF
AKOO
I WOULD RATHER WEAR AKOO, THEN TOO WATCH

1462 days ago

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