Lego Competitor Dodges Injunction On Bricks, But Not Dolls

By Dani Kass (January 15, 2020, 8:21 PM EST) -- The Federal Circuit on Wednesday cleared a Hong Kong-based toy company to keep selling several products while Lego sues it for infringement in Connecticut federal court.

The three-judge panel vacated U.S. District Judge Alvin W. Thompson's July preliminary injunction as it applies to certain Zuru toy bricks and packaging, but left it in place for specific action figures. Lego A/S claims these products infringe its copyrights, trademarks and design patents.

Lego's copyrighted "minifigures," top, and the Zuru action figures that Lego is trying to enjoin. (Court documents) Lego was able to prove that it'll be harmed by Zuru's action figures without...

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