19 Dec 2023

'Saving' Christmas through the courts, Elizabeth Chan's case

From Afternoons, 3:10 pm on 19 December 2023

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All Mariah Carey wanted for Christmas is to use the  title "Queen of Christmas".

She is, after all, the artist behind one of the most popular holiday songs of all time earning more than a million dollars every year from the vast airplay "All I want for Christmas is You"gets at this time of the year.

But a New York city Christmas music writer and entertainer Elizabeth Chan  took the pop icon to court in a trademark dispute to make sure no one, not even Mariah Carey, could be declared the only queen of the holiday season.

Chan won the case. She talks to us about the importance of the holiday, going to battle against a megastar, and  why she thinks her victory is a victory for the spirit of Christmas.

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