Oprah ensnared in trademark case

Talk show celebrity will face lawsuit over “Own Your Power” phrase

Oprah Winfrey is heading to court.

On Friday, the 2nd Circuit ruled that a trademark lawsuit against the famed talk show host’s company can move forward. In the case, Simone Kelly-Brown, the owner of a motivational services business called Own Your Power Communications Inc., is suing Winfrey over her use of the phrase “Own Your Power” in her magazine and on her website. Kelly-Brown claims she owns a trademark on the phrase.

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