Posted On: February 27, 2011

Trademark Infringement Lawsuit Against eBay Sellers’ Candyshell Cases For Electronics

trademark-sue-ebay-sellers-candyshell-speck-speculative-design-cases.pngLos Angeles, CA – Speck Products manufactures carrying cases for electronic devices, including the iPad, iPhone, iPod, and Blackberry. The products are sold bearing the Speck® or Candyshell® trademarks. Last week, Speck filed numerous trademark infringement and unfair competition lawsuits against numerous eBay sellers alleging sales of counterfeit electronic device cases. Plaintiff alleges that “Defendants use images and names confusingly similar or identical to Plaintiff’s Marks to confuse consumer and aid in the promotion and sales of its unauthorized and counterfeit product.”

One of the numerous cases is Speculative Product Design, Inc. v. PPG Enterprize, CV1100160 VBF (C.D. Cal. 2011).

Posted On: February 13, 2011

Trademark & False Advertising Trial = Slow Blogging

A two week trial that should end this Friday is the cause of the slow blogging. In the meantime, the following USA Today article discusses Ferrari's decision to change the F150 mark because of a trademark lawsuit: see who is suing Ferrari.