Yoko Ono Threatens To Sue Over John Lennon Themed Pub

Yoko Ono is reported to be suing the owner of a bar that is dedicated to the memory of her late husband John Lennon.

Yoko Ono Threatens To Sue Over John Lennon Themed Pub
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Want ice with that court order? Yoko Ono is reported to be suing the owner of a bar that is dedicated to the memory of her late husband John Lennon. Mike Craig, from Dundee, Scotland, is reported to have been sent a legal letter accusing him of copyright infringement - after he claims he spent spending thousands of pounds on Beatles memorabilia decorating Lennon's Bar. According to Jam Showbiz (via NME) the letter from Ono's lawyer has demanded he remove all the memorabilia and rename the bar within 14 days. "It's ridiculous", he said. "The pub's been called Lennon's for about five years, but the signs will be removed this week." Three years ago, it was reported Ono's legal team had sued Lennon Murphy over her name. It was later revealed her legal team had objected when she had applied to the US trademark office for exclusive musical performance rights for the name Lennon. Watch Yoko Ono perform "I'm Going Away Smiling" below:
Thanks for the report to Spinner.com.

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    judo_john
    I'm actually glad this article is up, because now for the first time, I've heard Yoko try to sing. Seriously, what a loser. She needed lyrics on paper, and sounded awful. song lasted 2.55, and she came in till 1.30 in. What? You couldn't remember 1 F.E.C.K.I.N.G verse? seriously a loser.
    ELLIOTT_ANGELA
    This woman and Gene Simmons must have something in common.... Oh yea... No one gives a sh1t...
    judo_john
    ProgJazzMath wrote: rocker222 wrote: wow the shes the ultimate troll laddies and gents. maybe if we leave her alone she will go back to her bridge and eat some billy goats. Quote of the century.
    Surely she'd just eat other Beatles. Then make a big fuss about it.
    Joker-82
    I FREAKING HATE HER! she actually tries to be more famous than Lennon, she is just a shadow, an annoying shadow. I wish you die.
    necrosis1193
    I'm a big John Lennon fan. Favourite Beatle, one of my life heroes, love his solo work, love his voice, love his writing, all of it. Yoko, what the hell is with this shit? Seriously, I can say that, as a fan, I actually like the idea that this Beatles fan/pub owner decorated his pub in honour of the Fab Four, and whether or not there's a connection in the name, it was called Lennon's. This was needless and is more of a detriment to John's legacy than having a damn pub with his name on it and his face in it would be.
    !Mike!
    bush_slayer_07 wrote: i've never seen a more awkward performance of any song ever than the song i just watched with the man-ogre-woman singer and the asian troll singer....creepy
    hahahahahahaha so true like wtf did i just watch
    !Mike!
    Trent Armitage wrote: maybe this is why the united states bombed japan
    LOL so many funny comments in this article
    xpt93
    I can't believe that, she's such a bitch, not even Gene Simmons would do that (well maybe).
    ProgJazzMath
    rocker222 wrote: wow the shes the ultimate troll laddies and gents. maybe if we leave her alone she will go back to her bridge and eat some billy goats.
    Quote of the century.
    judo_john
    Woffelz wrote: She's gonna sue us for listening to the Beatles next.
    She's gonna sue Volswaggon next..... They're goin down! Pack your bags now.
    guitgrinder
    Did anyone notice that in the pic on headline & the performane, where she's INDOORS no less andstill wears glasses... but they're not in front of her eyes... wtf is the point of wearing the glasses?
    Tyler.Allain
    So its okay for his music and his image to be utilized in all sorts of commercial settings but it is not okay for them to be present if it is in his memory? Yes, people will go to this pub for this reason. Yes, the owner in some way profiting on Johns music and image. Will he get rich doing this? No. Are you raking in the dough by letting major companies use John and his music to advertise? Yes you are. I understand the legal premise and agree that this is probably illegal, but I disagree with your moral premise. You are simply a greedy women with nothing better to do with your time. You suck - I feel better now.
    Opie2071
    honestly, i can see her doing that..
    SUICIDEXX666 wrote: this is stupid it just like having a store name after kurt kobain and have Courtnyey Love destory that store
    StrangeStrayCat
    Somewhere in the universe, the spirit of John Lennon is looking down at this and going: "I left the Beatles for this!? Paul was right, she is a crazy bitch."
    BillyMays4Pres
    wtf does that mean? flaming yoko will do us no good? its done me a wonderful amount of good. ive got some good laughs out of it! plus, she deserves it. relax mod
    badsanta
    js81221 wrote: MR.Shamanistica wrote: Daaaamn. She's one crazy mutha-****in bitch. On the bright side, Lars has found his soul-mate. Now your gonna rip on Metallica? Thieving music is actually wrong. Lars had a good reason to fuss over losing rightfully earned album sales. This on the otherhand shouldn't be news. It shouldn't have happened at all.
    "This is the home of Lars Ulrich, the drummer for Metallica. This month he was hoping to have a gold-plated shark tank bar installed right next to the pool, but thanks to people downloading his music for free, he must now wait a few months before he can afford it."
    Jimmyboba
    badsanta wrote: js81221 wrote: MR.Shamanistica wrote: Daaaamn. She's one crazy mutha-****in bitch. On the bright side, Lars has found his soul-mate. Now your gonna rip on Metallica? Thieving music is actually wrong. Lars had a good reason to fuss over losing rightfully earned album sales. This on the otherhand shouldn't be news. It shouldn't have happened at all. "This is the home of Lars Ulrich, the drummer for Metallica. This month he was hoping to have a gold-plated shark tank bar installed right next to the pool, but thanks to people downloading his music for free, he must now wait a few months before he can afford it."
    +1 I hate Yoko. (MY OPINION! HATERS GOTTA HATE!)
    Cowless
    badsanta wrote: js81221 wrote: MR.Shamanistica wrote: Daaaamn. She's one crazy mutha-****in bitch. On the bright side, Lars has found his soul-mate. Now your gonna rip on Metallica? Thieving music is actually wrong. Lars had a good reason to fuss over losing rightfully earned album sales. This on the otherhand shouldn't be news. It shouldn't have happened at all. "This is the home of Lars Ulrich, the drummer for Metallica. This month he was hoping to have a gold-plated shark tank bar installed right next to the pool, but thanks to people downloading his music for free, he must now wait a few months before he can afford it."
    I don't think Metallica's record contracts actually give them that much of album sales. Lars was mad on principle, and he was right. Of course, all of my Metallica stuff is pirated or watched on youtube, so that shows how that worked, huh?
    limpidgreen345
    Yoko Ono's legal team is going to be filing copyright infringement lawsuits against everybody who wrote posts containing "Lennon" on this article.
    91RG350
    All the sheep get on the Courtney Love bandwagon as usual... Courtney loved Kurt and made a few erratic judgements after his death. I'd like to see everyone here act totally rationally after the death of their spouse, or their parents. Why shouldnt she make royalties etc from Kurts estate? At least its better than the cluster f*ck that is the estate of Michael Hutchence, for example If only she was as perfect as everyone on this site. Oh no..hang on... she never visits this site...she's a working musician...
    RockettBoy
    :/ I don't understand why she would sue someone who would respect John Lennon that much. I feel like she's angry all the time but that's probably just me.
    DarkieBC
    Lars has found his soul-mate.
    Where is a win button when we need it, damn.
    Arthemesic
    I can hear the good Sir Lennon turning in his grave. Yoko is truly a *****, now we finally have proof.
    Butchos
    seriously, anyone who thinks that people would want to listen to that rubbish she calls singing, whilst standing next to some freakish lady-man, is clearly a can short of a six-pack
    animemetalhead
    Holy crap, on Pawn Stars the other day, some guy sold a Beatles ticket. Yoko's gonna sue them, the guy who sold it, take the cars, merchandise, the shop and from irony, she's gonna turn it into another peace beacon!!! I KNEW IT!!!!!
    nailsarecruel
    bush_slayer_07 wrote: i've never seen a more awkward performance of any song ever than the song i just watched with the man-ogre-woman singer and the asian troll singer....creepy
    It sang it's part, then lumbered back to the mountains so that Yoko could awkwardly warble the last of the song. Funny thing is all I could think about during Yoko's part was Bill Cosby's rendition of "Get out of my Life, Woman".
    slipknotnskullz
    Jesus christ what a bitch! Shes ****ing pathetic and can't sing for shit, so now shes going to sue somebody HONORING her husband?! Shes a disgrace to Lennon...
    xstatic44
    Isn't it ironic this story directly beneath this one is 'design your own Chapman guitar'?