Luxury goods brand Salvatore Ferragamo has settled a trademark infringement dispute with a New York-based winery accused of causing “substantial and irreparable injury” to the luxury brand.
Ice cream chain Baskin-Robbins has sued a former franchisee, for using the Baskin-Robbins trademarks even after defaulting on the agreement. The complaint was filed at the US District Court for the Western District of Kentucky, Louisville Division, on Tuesday, September 12.
Supermarkets Kroger and Lidl have agreed to dismiss a trademark infringement claim centring on a food range launched by Lidl. In July, it was reported that just after opening its first store in the US, budget retailer Lidl was hit with a lawsuit over its ‘Preferred Selection’ range.
The National Basketball Association (NBA), Major League Baseball (MLB) and the National Hockey League (NHL) have united in a bid to take down a group of counterfeiters.
Chewing gum company Wrigley has sued the owner of a company selling liquids for electronic cigarettes over the use of the ‘Juicy fruit’ trademark. Wrigley said that the complaint, filed at the US District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, was recently submitted after the defendants failed to reply to two cease-and-desist letters from Wrigley.
The National Football League (NFL) has challenged a trademark application which it claims is too similar to a logo used by the Indianapolis Colts, an American football team. The NFL and the Colts filed an opposition to the mark ‘Believe in blue’ at the US Patent and Trademark Office.