Amazon Hit With IP, Competition Suit Over Antennas

Law360, New York (February 28, 2011, 2:12 PM EST) -- A wireless technology manufacturer accused Inc. on Friday of trademark infringement and unfair competition by leading consumers to believe they were buying its antennas but substituting competitors' products without the customers' permission.

Air802 LLC filed its lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington, alleging the online retailer substituted antennas and cables from Cisco Systems and Times Micro when consumers thought they were purchasing Air802 products.

The complaint alleges Amazon's use of the Air802 trademark in the course of selling competing...
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