LONDON (AP) — A judge has delivered sweet music to the Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain, ruling that a rival ensemble can’t call itself the United Kingdom Ukulele Orchestra.
Judge Richard Hacon said Thursday that similar names had confused fans of the Hawaiian stringed instrument and “caused damage to the Ukulele Orchestra Of Great Britain’s goodwill.”
The Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain, founded in 1985, took legal action against its rival, founded in 2009 and made up of British musicians based in Germany.
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