Judge grants Coachella Festival restraining order against competing event

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - A judge has handed the organizers of the Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival a win by granting a temporary restraining order against the advertisers of a New Year's Eve event with a similar name, according to court papers obtained today. The festival filed a trademark-infringement suit last week against Live Nation Entertainment over “Coachella Day One 22,” produced by the Twenty-Nine Palms Band of Mission Indians and advertised on Live Nation's Ticketmaster platform. Like the annual Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival, Twenty-Nine Palms' event is advertised as an outdoor music festival that features numerous forms of entertainment and artists. The New Year's Eve event is located in close proximity to the desert site where the Coachella Valley event
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