Harley Notches Win In 7th Circ. Trademark Row With Licensee

Law360, New York (September 5, 2012, 8:31 PM EDT) -- The Seventh Circuit on Wednesday upheld a Wisconsin district court's temporary restraining order and injunction against a former Harley-Davidson Motor Co. merchandise licensee in Greece that the motorcycle giant has accused of manufacturing apparel it did not approve.

The appeals panel rejected Hellenic Duty Free Shops SA’s argument that the Wisconsin court had no jurisdiction over the suit because the company is located in Athens, Greece, and that the company is not bound by a 2010 trademark and intellectual property licensing agreement signed by a former...
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