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Toyota Australia stops parts supplier selling replica grilles

Toyota Australia has shut down the import and sale of fake Toyota-badged grilles, the company announced this week, as part of its long-running fight against counterfeit parts sales to service centres and the general public. The part and panel distributor…
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Gibson sued by Heritage Guitars over alleged trademark threats

Heritage Guitars has announced it has taken legal action against Gibson, in response to threats issued by the guitar giant over alleged trademark infringement. In a statement shared by Heritage co-owners BandLab Technologies, Heritage claims it filed the defensive suit…
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Plaintiff Wins Reverse Domain Name Hijacking Case

Plaintiff David Dent has won summary judgment in an ongoing case against Lotto Sport Italia SpA for trademark infringement.  David Dent is represented by IP Law USA and John Berryhill. Lotto Sport is represented by Randazza Legal Group.  The complaint…
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Activision Wins Call Of Duty Lawsuit Related To Using Humvees In The Franchise

Gaming giant Activision has emerged victorious in a lawsuit brought against it by the makers of Humvee vehicles who claimed the publisher was infringing on their trademark. A New York judge has dismissed the lawsuit from General Motors, bringing an…
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Under Armour sues Hotsuit for ‘copycat’ logo… but are they really that similar?

Under Armour has accused fellow sportswear company, Hotsuit, of trademark infringement. According to Under Armour, weight-loss and sauna suit brand Hotsuit is selling too-similar clothing stamped with a logo that's a copycat of the trademark UA design. The lawsuit claims…
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Unhappy meal: McDonald’s serves Edmonton restaurant cease-and-desist order over cod burger

McDonald's Canada was not Lovin' It when they found out an Edmonton restaurant was serving up a cod burger called the Effing Filet O' Fish. McDonald's Canada was not Lovin' It when they found out an Edmonton restaurant was serving…
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