Federal Circuit Rules For Trademarked "Gray Goods," Citing Lack Of Material Difference
The appeals court’s decision affirms the U.S. International Trade Commission’s (ITC) conclusions, which in May 2004 cleared 14 defendants of allegations brought by U.S. ball-bearing manufacturer SKF USA Inc.
The companies are accused of trademark infringement, false advertising and dilution of SKF’s trademark by importing SKF bearings into the U.S.
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