Goodyear Sued Over Tire Service Network Trademark

Law360, New York (June 6, 2011, 9:52 PM EDT) -- The Tire Network Inc. filed a trademark and unfair competition suit against Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. in Maryland on Monday after Goodyear allegedly backed out of a proposed settlement over the use of a name and telephone number similar to that of TTN.

TTN claims that Goodyear recently began using the phrase “Tire & Service Network” on its website and signage to describe a chain of independent and Goodyear-owned retailers and automotive care centers. TTN, which also sells and services tires, alleges that Goodyear knew...
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