Music veteran Alan Parsons lands $5 million jury prize in TM Fight

By Tiffany Hu (May 13, 2022, 4:08 p.m. EDT) — A Florida jury on Friday awarded Grammy Award-winning music veteran Alan Parsons nearly $5 million in damages after discovering that her former promoter had fraudulently used Parsons’ brand to promote shows even after they stopped working together.

In the verdict, the jury determined that John Regna and his company World Entertainment Associates of America Inc. were liable for a total of $4.95 million. From that figure, Regna must pay $800,000 for federally infringing Parsons’ trademarks and engaging in false appellation and an additional $1.7 million in punitive damages because the promoter intentionally infringed Parsons’ common law trademark rights on its…

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