Food fights are fun. Celebrity food fights are even more fun.


Missy Lapine wrote a cookbook “The Sneaky Chef: Simple Strategies for Hiding Healthy Foods in Kids’ Favorite Meals.” Four months after it was published, out came a book from Jessica Seinfeld, Jerry Seinfeld’s wife, “Deceptively Delicious: Simple Secrets to Get Your Kids Eating Good Food.” Apparently unable to stomach the competition, Lapine filed a civil action against Seinfeld, claiming copyright and trademark infringement.

Today, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit affirmed a ruling that Seinfeld did not violate Lapine’s intellectual property rights.

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