Luxo Seeks 'Off' Switch On Disney Pixar Lamp Sales

Law360, New York (September 8, 2009, 12:21 PM EDT) -- A Norwegian lighting design company responsible for the lamps used in Pixar Animation Studios' first short film and in its logo claims in a lawsuit that the Walt Disney Co.'s plan to market its own version of the iconic lamp would cause confusion in the market and lead to great damage to the Norwegian company's bottom line.

In a complaint filed Thursday in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, Luxo AS says that Disney's plan to market miniature versions of the...
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