Scholastic Copied Competitor's Trademarks, Suit Says

Law360, New York (July 03, 2013, 8:06 PM ET) -- Scholastic Corp. was hit with a suit Wednesday in Pennsylvania federal court accusing the children's and educational book publisher of infringing trademarked slogans and symbols Carnegie Learning Inc. has used to brand its math textbooks and instructional software.

Carnegie said its competitor has unlawfully used the "greater than" symbol from math equations — which Carnegie has trademarked along with the phrase "Greater Than Starts Today" — in connection with Scholastic's rival math program.

As part of the marketing for its product, Scholastic "has been using designs and tag...
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