Bed Bath & Beyond Accused Of Flouting Coffee Maker Mark

Law360, New York (December 11, 2013, 3:05 PM EST) -- Kitchenware distributor Bodum USA Inc. hit Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. with a trademark infringement suit in Illinois federal court on Tuesday, claiming that the retail giant is selling French press coffee makers under Bodum's Chambord trademark without permission.

The 14-page complaint said that Bodum had regularly sold its products, including the Chambord coffee makers, to BB&B for roughly two decades before the retailer ceased its orders early this year. Since then, BB&B has sold coffee makers from a Bodum competitor while still using the Chambord...
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