Harley Can't Muffle Suit Over Logo Just Yet, Judge Says

Law360, New York (July 31, 2012, 8:22 PM EDT) -- A Wisconsin federal judge on Tuesday said it was too early to dismiss or pare down a graphic designer's lawsuit accusing Harley-Davidson Inc. of using his "Live To Ride" logo on its motorcycles and merchandise for decades without permission.

U.S. District Judge Lynn Adelman denied Harley's motion to dismiss Wayne Peterson's allegations — he says the logo design was only authorized for one-time use in 1986 — saying the iconic motorcycle maker could not yet show that Peterson had unreasonably delayed his filing of the lawsuit....
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Peterson v. Harley-Davidson Inc et al


Case Number

2:12-cv-00381

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Wisconsin Eastern

Nature of Suit

Copyright

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Lynn Adelman

Date Filed

April 24, 2012

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