Time's Run Out On Knock-Off Clocks, TM Suit Says

Law360 (November 25, 2020, 4:25 PM EST) -- An Australian company that markets a line of educational clocks called Owlconic says it has no time for knockoffs from a New York teacher supply business that are allegedly being sold on Amazon.

The Australia-based trustee of the Summers Family Trust filed suit in California federal court on Tuesday against a Brooklyn-based retailer called the National Distribution Warehouse, which does business under the brand name Teacher's Choice. The lawsuit claims that the offending clocks infringe both a trademark and a design patent.

An educational clock company says a rival is selling look-alikes on Amazon.

"In the eyes of an ordinary observer,...

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