Harley, Logo Designer Slam Brakes On Copyright Fight

Law360, New York (November 13, 2012, 4:04 PM EST) -- A Wisconsin-based graphic designer on Monday dropped a lawsuit accusing Harley-Davidson Inc. of using his "Live To Ride" logo on its motorcycles and merchandise without permission for decades.

Wayne Peterson filed a stipulated motion to dismiss the case after reaching a confidential settlement with the iconic motorcycle maker, putting to rest the allegation that Harley had stolen his copyrighted logo for years because his 1986 licensing agreement with the company had been for a one-time use. The details of the settlement were been disclosed, and the...
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