Travelers Claims L&G Infringed 'Iconic' Umbrella Logo

Law360, New York (December 5, 2013, 6:49 PM EST) -- The Travelers Indemnity Co. recently fired off a lawsuit against Legal & General Group PLC and its affiliates in Connecticut federal court demanding that the U.K. financial services and insurance company stop using a logo the insurer says infringes the iconic Travelers umbrella mark.

The lawsuit, filed Nov. 20, claims L&G, Banner Life Insurance Co., William Penn Life Insurance Co. of New York and others have ripped off the most prominent image associated with the Travelers brand — the umbrella shape — and used a similar...
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