Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, but Eminem does not agree as his publisher, Eight Mile Style, has filed a cease-and-desist against Audi.

Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, but Eminem doesn't agree as his publisher, Eight Mile Style, has filed a cease-and-desist against Audi.

According to the suit, filed in a regional Hamburg court, Audi illegally used Eminem's "Lose yourself" song in a promotional video for the A6 Avant. As such, the rapper is seeking damages and a court order that prevents the automaker from continuing to use his music.

It remains unclear if Chrysler will also take legal action, but spokesman Gualberto Ranieri told reporters "Apparently someone believes that the definition of copyright laws is the right to copy others' materials, including world-renowned successes created by Chrysler Group brands."

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