Designer's Trademark Accusations A Bit Spacy: Serta

Law360, New York (November 10, 2011, 5:27 PM EST) -- Serta Inc. sued Oleg Cassini Inc. on Thursday, asking an Illinois federal court to rule the bedding manufacturer’s space-themed line of “Perfect Day Cassini” mattresses doesn’t infringe the design house’s trademark.

Serta says the term “Cassini” has become widespread through its use in a number of enterprises, and that Oleg is wrong to level allegations against Serta that its trademark is being diluted through the sale of the mattresses.

“Given the diverse use of the Cassini name and the widespread use of Serta’s famous Perfect Day...
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