Hells Angels sued Alexander McQueen as having stolen the logo

ByDG Jones

In February this yearAlexander McQueenAlthough it died, it impacted the fashion world, but the skull motif that the feathers used for dresses and rings grew in the last collection designed by McQueen himself was the motorcycle gangHell's AngelsHells Angels Motorcycle Corporation, which operates Hells Angels Motorcycle Club (Hells Angels Motorcycle Corporation)Alexander McQueen Company(PPRThe brand under the umbrella of the Gucci Group) has appealed for trademark infringement.

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A symbol of Hell's Angels. It is used since the formation of 1948, it is registered in the United States as a trademark.

A logo drawn on the outer wall of the San Francisco branch.


Hell's Angels Motorcycle Inc. announced on Monday, October 25, 2010 in Los Angeles that Alexander McQueen's four items of goods have stolen this mark and infringed the trademark right, Alexander McQueen and the product Department store to sellSachs · Fifth AvenueAnd online shopZappos.comHe seems to have prosecuted.

A ring of 495 dollars (about 40,000 yen), one of the goods stolen Hell's Angels' symbol.

The knuckle type ring through which three fingers pass is "Hell's Knuckleduster RingHis name is also easily reminiscent of Hell's Angels.

Clutch bag using the same motif.

"Hell's Knuckleduster Box Clutch"It is sold at 1296 pounds (about 167,000 yen) under the name of.

"Flaming Skull Jacquard Box Dress"That's $ 1595 (about 130,000 yen) dress. Besides these scarves are said to be listed in the complaint.

Fritz Clapp, a lawyer at Hells Angels Motorcycle, said, "This is not just a matter of money, it is a matter of membership," he says, "A member who saw a person wearing this ring said" I feel worried that I feel like I'm impersonating an angel. "

Members of Hells Angels can wear a jacket containing logos of their branches. This symbol is quite familiar in the United States and others, and as long as it is feared and also enthralled, it is also misunderstood that people wearing products of similar motifs are trying to reap the prestige of Hell's Angels It may be a possible story to be done. The photo is a member of the Massachusetts branch.

ByMark Sardella

The grave of the members of the Australian chapter. Because it is a very symbolic symbol for the members, is not it true that "It is not just money problems"?


There seems to have been no comment from the three persons of Alexander McQueen, Saxophile Avenue, Zappos.com which was sued on this matter yet.

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