Disney Sued Over 'Toy Story 3' Character Lotso Bear

Law360, Los Angeles (February 10, 2014, 10:04 PM ET) -- Stuffed animal manufacturer Diece-Lisa Industries Inc. sued Disney Enterprises Inc. on Monday in Texas federal court, alleging Disney stole the idea for Lotso the bear — a character in the blockbuster animated film "Toy Story 3" — from its trademarked Lots of Hugs toy bears.

DLI accused Disney of infringing its "Lots of Hugs" mark — U.S. Trademark Registration 3,361,849 — as well as federal and common law unfair competition.

Disney "actively sought to illegally appropriate for its own the 'Lots of Hugs' mark and associated...
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Case Title

Diece-Lisa Industries, Inc. v. Disney Enterprises Inc


Case Number

2:14-cv-00070

Court

Texas Eastern

Nature of Suit

Trademark

Judge

Michael H. Schneider

Date Filed

February 9, 2014

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