Drake made '6ix' a thing in Toronto, but he just lost his bid to trademark it

Drake doesn't own the 6ix — at least, he doesn't own that trademark after a decision from the Canadian Intellectual Property Office (CIPO).The 6ix is, of course, one of the star rapper's favourite nicknames for Toronto, and his company, October's Very Own, applied for the trademark in the late summer of 2015.But, the CIPO found…

Rihanna sues father over use of their surname for business

Rihanna, whose full name is Robyn Rihanna Fenty, is suing her father and his partner for trademark violations and falsely suggesting their business, Fenty Entertainment, is affiliated with her. Lawsuit asks court to order Ronald Fenty to stop using Fenty Entertainment nameThe Associated Press · Posted: Jan 16, 2019 10:04 AM ET | Last Updated:…

Lac-Mégantic footage allegedly used in 2nd Netflix show

A day after learning that a science-fiction show on Netflix used footage of the Lac-Mégantic rail disaster, the mayor of the Quebec town said she believes images of the tragedy were used in a second Netflix production, Bird Box.Lac-Mégantic Mayor Julie Morin wants the streaming service to take a look at its movie and TV…

Alicia Keys will host 2019 Grammy Awards

Pop and R&B star Alicia Keys is hosting the Grammy Awards in Los Angeles next month. In accepting the role, singer paid homage to 'all the incredible women nominated this year'CBC News · Posted: Jan 15, 2019 10:48 AM ET | Last Updated: January 15Alicia Keys is seen at the 60th Annual Grammy Awards held…