Monthly Archive: September 2004

DC Comics, owner of the SUPERMAN character and corresponding trademarks, may in fact have a lock on the term “kryptonite,” much to the consternation of Kryptonite Corp., makers of the famous bicycle lock. A New York City judge refused to throw out the trademark infringement case DC filed against the bike lock company, noting that …

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Montblanc North America, famous maker of high-end and executive pens and pencils has sued A.T. Cross Co. for trademark infringement and false advertising for marketing its refills with the MONT BLANC trademark conspicuously on the package. Montblanc North America, famous maker of high-end and executive pens and pencils has sued A.T. Cross Co. for trademark …

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The 8th Circuit Court of Appeals has upheld a U.S. District Court ruling that Companion Products Inc.’s “Cody Cow” Computer Topper infringes Gateway Computers cow-motif trademark. Companion Products makes computer plush animal heads that attach to stretch bands which wrap around computer monitors. Its collection includes numerous animals, including a cow, which naturally, is white …

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