Kanye West Sues Australian Burger Store Over Its Branding


Australia’s Faculty Dropout Burgers confronted the authorized wrath of Kanye West, who filed a lawsuit in opposition to the burger store.

In keeping with a number of studies, Kanye West pursued authorized motion over the burger store’s identify and menu. Earlier this 12 months, the restaurant acquired a stop and desist that led to its proprietor eradicating a ‘Ye-inspired brand and menu objects referencing the controversial rapper/producer.

The burger store maintained the Faculty Dropout identify regardless of it being the title of Kanye West’s debut album. Proprietor Mark Elkhouri mentioned he saved the identify as a result of he’s a school dropout.

“Faculty Dropout Burgers has respectfully eliminated all references to Ye, establishing a brand new course, theme and model identification,” Mark Elkhouri informed 3AW in Australia. “I can’t perceive what would inspire a significant artist to sue a small humble burger restaurant on the opposite facet of the world.”

Kanye West’s attorneys declare Faculty Dropout Burgers nonetheless references ‘Ye in a number of methods. Though the restaurant removed a Dropout Bear brand, attorneys insist there are nonetheless objects on the menu linked to ‘Ye.

Attorneys are in search of a everlasting injunction in opposition to Mark Elkhouri. Attorneys additionally requested the Faculty Dropout Burgers proprietor to withdraw a trademark software and do away with any supplies referencing Kanye West.

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