The Barbour jacket is an English tradition akin to a cup of tea or the queen so it’s an understatement to say they aren’t happy when Americans send them a “hopelessly flawed” cease-and-desist letter”
Law 360 Reports..
A century-old British luxury brand filed a scathing lawsuit Friday against Levi Strauss & Co. after being threatened with trademark litigation, calling the denim giant “one of the world’s biggest trademark ‘bullies.’”
J. Barbour & Sons Ltd. says it was forced to sue after “inexplicably” receiving a “baseless and hopelessly flawed” cease-and-desist letter from Levi’s over small tabs that have been featured on Barbour shirts for years.
“The demand letter is a classic example of severe overreaching by a company that has the dubious distinction of…
More at law 360 (paywall) https://www.law360.com/ip/articles/1052413/levi-s-is-a-trademark-bully-designer-says