DuPont Sues Easton-Bell Over Use Of Kevlar Trademark

Law360, New York (January 29, 2013, 3:09 PM EST) -- DuPont Co. on Monday launched a trademark suit against Easton-Bell Sports Inc. in Delaware federal court, arguing the sports equipment manufacturer is unlawfully using DuPont’s Kevlar mark on packaging for its bicycle tires and locks.

DuPont contends that since at least July, Easton-Bell has been marketing its bike tires and locks in packaging that displays DuPont's Kevlar mark in an “eye-catching yellow oval," using a font that’s even larger than the font in which Easton-Bell’s own Bell mark appears.

“Easton-Bell’s prominent, commercial uses of DuPont’s Kevlar...
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