LA Weekly writes:

In a lawsuit filed March 14 in the U.S. Central District Court of California, Coachella and Goldenvoice allege that Urban Outfitters — and, namely, its “mature, contemporary” subsidiary, Free People — is infringing on Coachella’s trademark and violating trademark law by selling items branded with the Coachella name.

The lawsuit claims Free People is selling at least four items that use the name “Coachella,” and by way of example cites a web page on FreePeople.com that lists a “Coachella Valley Tunic.” A description of the item on the page calls it “the quintessential summer musical festival piece to throw on and go with.” (As of Wednesday evening, that webpage is still up.)

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