Energizer Wins $2 Million Settlement In Trademark Dispute

Law360, New York (January 7, 2004, 12:00 AM EST) -- A maker of exercise equipment cannot use the Energizer trademark, according to a settlement between Energizer Holdings subsidiary Eveready Battery Co. and Abflex USA.

Energizer's lawsuit, filed Oct. 11, 2002 in U.S. District Court for the Central District of California, alleged trademark dilution, unfair competition and business practices, and injury to business reputation.

Abflex was using the AB Energizer trademark to sell an electronic muscle stimulation exercise belt through infomercials, in stores and through the internet.

Those exercise products have been the subject of widespread media...
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