Toymaker Can't Stop Customs From Seizing Lego Look-Alikes

Law360, New York (July 12, 2012, 5:31 PM EDT) -- A toymaker whose interlocking figurines allegedly infringe Lego A/S's copyrights on Wednesday lost its bid to stop U.S. Customs and Border Protection from barring its imports, as a Connecticut federal judge ruled the company hadn't demonstrated a likelihood it would prevail at trial.

U.S. District Judge Charles S. Haight Jr. denied Best-Lock Construction Toys Inc.'s motion for a preliminary injunction that would have stopped the trade enforcement agency from carrying out a series of seizures on the toymaker's goods and required Lego to allow its competitor's...
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