Sillybandz Maker Targets Wal-Mart For Infringement

Law360, New York (October 25, 2010, 3:53 PM EDT) -- The maker of the popular brightly colored rubber band accessory Sillybandz has launched a suit accusing retail giant Wal-Mart Stores Inc. of selling products that rip off its unique design and packaging.

BCP Imports LLC lodged its complaint for copyright infringement and unfair competition against Wal-Mart and fashion jewelry supplier Crimzon Rose International LLC on Friday in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio.

Specifically, BCP alleges that the defendants have violated copyright law 17 USC Section 501 as well as laws for...
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