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BFFs on the outs! Bodybuilding.com has sued Jim Stoppani, and we’re reaching peak drama ranges. Mike discusses what he is aware of.
UPDATE 1 Bodybuilding.com is now SUING GNC for $100,000,000!
UPDATE 2 – We introduced on an IP Lawyer to debate this case
UPDATE three – Our IP Lawyer comes again for the March 15, 2017 updates which might be BIG for Stoppani’s facet:
This has gotten realer than actual.
1. I am not an legal professional of any type, particularly not IP lawyer
2. PricePlow is affiliated with BOTH Bodybuilding and GNC, and receives about the identical commissions. We take into account that unbiased.
three. This can be a fluid state of affairs and could also be old-fashioned by the point you see this.
Quick story is that this:
1. Bodybuilding.com and Jim Stoppani / PhD Health are combating over use of the “JYM” mark, which no one trademarked in its first two years of use*
- Jim says he formulated the merchandise and may do as he needs with it. Bodybuilding claims the precise reverse.
- Bodybuilding.com is clearly not having any of that, and pre-emptively sued him after receiving a letter from PhD.
- Jim Stoppani has taken it to GNC
Bodybuilding.com is ALSO not having any of that, and is threatening swimsuit towards GNC, its franchises, and anybody else who dares promote the JYM merchandise.
This brings us to near-peak drama ranges, not seen for the reason that 2012 DS Craze saga. If Bodybuilding actually sues GNC, we’ll be at 10/10 on the loopy scale.
In order a CONSUMER ADVOCATE, what’s Mike’s ideas?? Sadly, proper now, you type of have to choose sides in the event you nonetheless wish to take Pre-JYM.
a) Should you nonetheless like Jim Stoppani, the #JYMArmy, and wish to assist Jim, as of September 2017, you are greatest off going to and shopping for at GNC
b) Should you nonetheless just like the PRODUCTS however not want to assist PhD Health / Jim Stoppani, simply purchase it at Bodybuilding (similar hyperlinks – Observe that Bodybuilding will make extra income right here, as they’re undoubtedly not paying Jim anymore.
c) Should you’re achieved with the entire stinkin saga, simply discover one thing else. Loads of assets on the market.
- PhD Health DID attempt to register “JYM Complement Science” within the supplemental registrar, and had been DENIED, till they used Bodybuilding.com’s personal product pages as proof. The hyperlinks for this are at
** PhD Health DOES now personal logos to JYM, awarded in 2016, however does that depend as “first use”?
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Additionally, mentions of the “Jim Stoppani Scandal”, which had NO BEARING within the making of this video are at
It will settle earlier than the court docket dates in January 2018. No one wants a year-long black cloud, particularly not billion greenback corporations with boards.
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