Commodore Brand Owner Gets $1M For Infringement

Law360, Washington (December 17, 2013, 9:00 PM EST) -- A New York federal judge on Monday awarded $1 million in damages to C=Holdings BV, owner of the iconic Commodore computer brand, ruling Asiarim Corp. had falsely claimed ownership of the Commodore trademarks and produced Commodore-branded products without a valid license.

U.S. District Judge Richard J. Sullivan ruled that C=, formerly known as Commodore International BV, was the owner of the Commodore trademarks, having been in possession of the marks when it was spun off from Asiarim in November 2011. He said Asiarim’s claims that it...
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