TY, INC. v. PERRYMAN, 02-1771
Protection under the trademark anti-dilution statute, 15 U.S.C. section 1125(c), will not be extended against a seller of second-hand beanbag stuffed animals over the internet, based on use of the term "beanies" to describe beanbag stuffed animals.
- Decided 10/04/2002
- Published 10/04/2002
- POSNER, Circuit Judge., Before POSNER, EASTERBROOK, and EVANS, Circuit Judges.
- United States Seventh Circuit
- For Appellees:
- Richard W. Young (argued), Gardner, Carton & Douglas, Chicago, IL, for Plaintiff-Appellee., Joan I. Norek (argued), Chicago, IL, for Defendant-Appellant.