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Trey Songz & 'Storage Wars' Star

Trademark Battle Heating Up?

YUUUP!

4/17/2012 12:40 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE



Has R&B superstar Trey Songz counter-sued "Storage Wars" star David Hester in their trademark battle over the term YUUUP! ... YUUUP

Do both Songz and Hester each claim they have the trademark to the term YUUUP! and sell merchandise with the term on it? At least according to court docs filed in New York??? YUUUP!

Did Hester originally sue last year, asking a judge to allow him to continue selling merchandise and using the term ... even though Songz had sent him a cease and desist letter? YUUUP!

Did Songz, in papers filed on April 2, claim he's had the right to use the trademark since back in 2009 ... while Hester only filed his trademark in 2011? YUUUP!

Does Songz want a judge to void Hester's trademark and award him damages? YUUUP!

Has a judge ruled? Nope.
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43 COMMENTS

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31.

Tony     

Hester is such a DUMBA$$. I thought King of the Hill used it first when the red necks stand around so beware red necks not to use your all time favorite word Yup.

863 days ago
32.

Mindy    

I just want Hester to get a big kabosh from the judge-I can't stand his pompous a$$

863 days ago
33.

AZtech01    

First said in King of the hill....yup.

863 days ago
34.

DT    

How is someone allowed to trademark yup can I trade Hi or Hows it going or Nice day we'er having...Trademark was for orginal ideas, brands, and companies not everyday sayings....America is full of BS...trademark this since we buy Chinas crap can they please take the Trey Songs and Dave Hesters out of our country

862 days ago
35.

nniasia    

I LOVE LOVE LOVE TREY SONGZ but it's just a word they both need to get over it.

850 days ago
36.

David     

storage wars is a joke it needs to be taken off the air

817 days ago
37.

wiliamr. smith    

dave hester is an ******* as always. we quit watching the program as long as he is on it. any1 who messes with him we love. go home dave!!! he is always braging about his money. if he is so rich why down size your store. as we make money we up size . he is not fooling any1. love jarret and wife very funny as long as they and every1 messes with dave the bonehead.

563 days ago
38.

shawn    

I gald they fired his ass hes a forreal ******* i wish jarrod would beat him up I like to beat his ass and everytime i punch him in his face say yuuup.yuuup i cant stand that @Q@@@ guy

556 days ago
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