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Adam D’Addario, formerly a graphic designer at Yuengling, is currently suing the beer producer for allegedly using the logo he specifically designed for their Oktoberfest beer brand, without being paid for it or transferring his rights. Yuengling, the oldest beer brewery in the United States, was founded in 1829 by the German, David Gottlob Jungling. D’Addario worked at Yuengling on a freelance basis for 20 years from 1990 to 2010.  During his employment, D’Addario was in charge of the label design until they replaced him with an in-house graphic designer. Before his departure, D’Addario designed the Oktoberfest brand logo and offered it to the company but did not receive compensation.   D’Addario  is asking for a €200,000 for the work done and damage caused. He is also asking the company to cease use of the logo as he had never transferred his rights to the company. This case is similar…


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