The Museum of Modern Art in New York has filed a lawsuit against a newly-opened green tea café, which also serves as an exhibition space, that accuses the business of infringing on its trademark. MoMaCha opened on 314 Bowery earlier this month with a show by Dallas-based artist Dan Lam.
According to the complaint, the “defendants’ willful intent here is clear as there is no possibility that they were not aware of MoMA or its famous MoMA mark. . .They are blatantly attempting to take advantage of the MoMA marks, which are unquestionably famous within the modern and contemporary art space, to