Rock legend settles trademark suit over penis size app

Chubby Checker takes umbrage with the Chubby Checker

When you’re a rock and roll legend, your brand is everything. And, when you have a clever stage name that can be twisted around to use as the witty title of an adult-centric smartphone app, well, matters can get a bit sticky.

This is the case for Ernest Evans, better known for the last 50 years as Chubby Checker. Of course, the two words that make up his stage moniker have double meanings, so a witty and enterprising app designer decided to leverage his famous identity as the name of an app that would help men, well, check their… chubby size.

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Richard P. Steeves is Senior Editor and Community Manager of InsideCounsel magazine, where he covers the intellectual property and compliance beats. Rich earned a B.A....

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