Raids Target Counterfeit Tools In Trademark Suit

Law360, New York (March 25, 2004, 12:00 AM EST) -- U.S. marshals seized counterfeit tools in a series of raids after a federal court granted a preliminary injunction in a trademark suit brought by Swanson Tool, according to the law firm Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione.

The seizures netted tools bearing counterfeits of Swanson Tool’s “SPEED” trademarks, along with related electronic records, from companies in Illionois and Texas. The marshals were accompanied by representatives from Swanson Tool and their attorneys at Brinks Hofer.

The raids targeted Chicago Tools and M.J.S. Industries in Illinois, as well as...
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