Vendors against fighting knockoffs

Allegrezza, Ray
July 2008
Furniture/Today;7/7/2008, Vol. 32 Issue 43, p2
Trade Publication
The article reports on the strategy adopted by several companies in case of patent and copyright infringement. It is stated that all of the infringed-upon companies are not only suing the producers who have copied their designs for their products, but even the retailers as well for buying those products. Adidas AG also filed a law suit against a company that was found to have knocked off some of its designs.


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