Head robot Ralf Hütter filed a trademark infringement lawsuit against eZelleron Inc, manufacturers of energy supply units for mobile electronic devices, as eZelleron has decided to create a portable power plant called ‘Kraftwerk’.
Kraftwerk, whose name literally translates as ‘power plant’, filed a complaint in Delaware federal court that reads, “Defendant is taking advance orders for the KRAFTWERK charging device. Therefore, consumers are likely to assume that there is a connection, association, or relationship between the famous Techno music band and a charger for portable musical-playing devices.”
Meanwhile, former Kraftwerk man Wolfgang Flür has collaborated with Jack Dangers from Meat Beat Manifesto for a special limited edition single. Here’s a bit of it…
On the other hand, I found a cool documentary about the amazing story of the group, you must wait it now!