Wrestler Diamond Dallas
Page has filed a lawsuit against Jay-Z for unlawful use of his "Diamond Cutter"
Page, born Page Falkinburg, filed the lawsuit in Los Angeles
Federal Court, claiming he trademarked the rights to the diamond-shaped symbol
in 1996 and has used it for wrestling and other entertainment ventures on multiple
Page contends that Jay-Z started using the diamond symbol years
after on various commercial products, including the cover of Dynasty: Roc La
Familia 2000 and Fade to Black.
Hip-hop fans are aware that the Def Jam President has used the
diamond sign to signify his Roc-A-Fella Records dynasty.
According to Page, he introduced the "Diamond Cutter"
symbol in 1996 on WCW's weekly Nitro and Thunder programs.
The wrestler, who uses the sign on the cover of his new book
"Yoga for Regular Guys," also says he used the symbol on monthly PPV
events, WCW live events, and media appearances, including The Tonight Show with
for Jay-Z or Roc-A-Fella were not immediately available for comment.