by Travis Stockman, Esq. | Sep 12, 2022 | Amazon Suspensions, Intellectual Property Infringement, Trademark Infringement
Dyson Suing Online Sellers for Trademark Infringement and Counterfeiting
The long and short of it is: Dyson is suing online sellers for trademark infringement and counterfeiting. Needless to say, as an e-commerce seller offering Dyson products, you may be enduring the negative effects of a Temporary Restraining Order (TRO). What a nuisance! For that reason, you are barred from accessing money earned from the sale of Dyson household appliances.
Please Respond to the Notice! Case No. 22-cv-04546, Dyson Suing for Counterfeiting and Trademark Infringement
To explain, Dyson claims e-commerce sellers like you sold counterfeit goods to consumers in the United States. Further, the lawsuit specifies that the platforms used for these transactions are Amazon, eBay, Wish.com, Alibaba, AliExpress, Etsy, and DHgate. Without question, we cannot emphasize how important it is that you provide a response to the court. To put it another way, a lack of a response will not eliminate the TRO and it may very well equate to a default judgment in favor of the plaintiff.
E-Commerce Sellers Sued by Dyson: The Notice is NOT SPAM!
To conclude, with regard to Case No. 22-cv-04546, it is imperative that you seek the proper legal counsel. Our team of astute intellectual property attorneys will be available to you throughout the entire process. We will dedicate our years of niche experience in this area to providing you with the most effective response strategy. Ultimately, we want what you want: To lift the Temporary Restraining Order affecting your online seller accounts.
Contact us today for more information on this lawsuit. If you found this content helpful, check out our blog for new weekly updates for e-commerce sellers.
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by Travis Stockman, Esq. | Aug 20, 2022 | Intellectual Property Infringement, Trademark Infringement
Levi Strauss & Co. Suing for Counterfeiting and Trademark Infringement
Levi’s: counterfeiting and trademark infringement. At the present time, your e-commerce accounts may be frozen due to a lawsuit filed by Levi’s. In effect, the company claims the named defendants are selling unauthorized Levi’s jeans and other apparel. To be sure, the suit was filed by Greer, Burns & Crain, Ltd., Case No. 22-cv-03226.
Greer, Burns & Crain, Ltd. Case No. 22-cv-03226: We Urge You to Respond!
Based on the claims in the lawsuit, you may have a Temporary Restraining Order (TRO) against your e-commerce accounts. In this case, Levi’s states the defendants “deceive unknowing consumers by using the LEVI’S Trademarks without authorization…” and “engage in fraudulent conduct.” Meanwhile, with the TRO in effect, you are unable to access the funds your business has generated. In short, it is incumbent upon you to take the necessary action.
Levi’s Claiming Trademark Infringement and Counterfeiting, Case No. 22-cv-03226
Regardless of whether or not Levi’s claims are true, you should submit an Answer to the court to alleviate yourself of the Temporary Restraining Order (TRO), as it relates to Levi’s claiming trademark infringement and counterfeiting. Not to mention, the lack of an Answer could result in a default judgment in favor of the plaintiff. Undoubtedly, you will want to respond, for the notice has real-world implications concerning your livelihood and business.
The Notice is Not Spam! Respond to Get the TRO Lifted: Levi Strauss & Co., Counterfeiting and Trademark Infringement
We understand that you may be feeling anxious or overwhelmed, but we are on standby to fight on your behalf! Feel free to email our firm or call (718)-657-7400 for more information on this lawsuit. If you found this content helpful, be sure to review our blog weekly for new updates and information for e-commerce sellers.
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by Travis Stockman, Esq. | Aug 13, 2022 | Intellectual Property Infringement, Trademark Infringement
Online Sellers Named in Lawsuit Filed by Greer, Burns & Crain, Ltd., for The US Playing Card Company, Claiming Trademark Infringement and Counterfeiting
The United States Playing Card Company Claims Trademark Infringement and Counterfeiting, Case No. 22-cv-03211. Greer, Burns & Crain, Ltd., has filed a lawsuit on behalf of the giant playing card producer and distributor The United States Playing Card Company (USPC). You may have been named in this suit if you are an e-commerce seller offering USPC products on Amazon, Walmart, Etsy, DHgate, Alibaba, Wish.com, and AliExpress. Accordingly, the USPC asserts that many sellers are deliberately offering trademark infringing or counterfeit products on the marketplace.
Amazon Sellers Named in Lawsuit Filed by Greer, Burns & Crain, Ltd., Card Company Claims Trademark Infringement and Counterfeiting
Basically, the USPC alleges that e-commerce stores have made a complex effort to actively dupe the public into purchasing imitations of their actual products. Altogether, the lawsuit aims to determine that sellers like you are strategically masking your identity in order to avoid getting caught selling counterfeit goods. Additionally, online marketplace stores are damaging the good name of one of the biggest names in playing cards, by supposedly committing trademark infringement and counterfeiting.
E-Commerce Sellers Sued by The United States Playing Card Company: Greer, Burns & Crain, Ltd., Case No. 22-cv-03211
Although this may not be true, we urge you to respond to the notice. The lawsuit filed by the USPC is absolutely valid and real. THE NOTICE YOU RECEIVED IS NOT SPAM. As a result, it is imperative that you provide a RESPONSE. Failure to do so will permit the TEMPORARY RESTRAINING ORDER (TRO) against your business to remain active. Furthermore, a lack of an Answer to the court may result in a Default Judgment, allowing the court to rule in favor of USPC, without question. You can easily dodge this negative outcome by submitting an Answer.
Lift the Temporary Restraining Order and Avoid a Default Judgment by Submitting an Answer to the Court: Trademark Infringement and Counterfeiting
Our legal team is passionate about getting your accounts reinstated, and we are here to help you navigate what may appear to be a daunting task. Feel free to email our firm or call (718)-657-7400 for more information on this lawsuit. If you found this content helpful, be sure to review our blog weekly for new updates and information for e-commerce sellers.
by Travis Stockman, Esq. | Aug 5, 2022 | Intellectual Property Infringement
Crayola Filing Lawsuit Against E-Commerce Sellers for Trademark Infringement and Counterfeiting
The law firm Greer, Burns & Crain, Ltd. is back at it again: Case No. 22-cv-03902. Crayola has filed a suit against e-commerce sellers. The company claims these folks have formed an organized counterfeiting ring. To be clear, the global crayon and art supply giant is primarily aiming the lawsuit at Chinese-based sellers. In other words, those utilizing multiple platforms, such as Amazon, Walmart, Wish.com, eBay, DHgate, and Etsy all over the world.
Chinese E-Commerce Sellers Sued by Crayola: Why Is This Happening to Me?!
Along these lines, Crayola further alleges that by defrauding the American marketplace, “significant health and safety risks” may occur. This is due to the fact that many of the company’s products are manufactured and advertised to children. In addition, e-commerce sellers are not subjected to enough scrutiny by the platforms themselves, so claims the suit. As a result, Crayola states they are incapable of determining each seller’s individual identity because they create too many online storefronts, as a way to develop a sort of smoke screen.
Greer, Burns & Crain, Ltd., Case No. 22-cv-03902: Crayola Lawsuit Against E-Commerce Sellers
Here’s the solution: You must develop a plan of action! Our top-tier intellectual property attorneys will work closely with you to create a RESPONSE. You must provide an Answer to the court because THE NOTICE IS NOT SPAM. We strongly urge you to take the complaint filed against you seriously! The associated TEMPORARY RESTRAINING ORDER (TRO) will not vanish into thin air. And, we do not want you to be prohibited any longer from accessing the money your legitimate business has earned from selling Crayola products, as well as all other branded goods.
Absolutely Provide an Answer to the Court to Remove the Temporary Restraining Order
Feel free to email our firm or call (718)-657-7400 for more information on this lawsuit. If you found this content helpful, be sure to review our blog weekly for new updates and information for e-commerce sellers.
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by Travis Stockman, Esq. | Aug 3, 2022 | Intellectual Property Infringement
General Motors Suing Online Sellers for Alleged Sale of Counterfeit Products
Hey all, just in: GM is suing online sellers. The multi-billion dollar automotive conglomerate General Motors has filed a lawsuit. Greer, Burns & Crain, Ltd: Case No. 22-cv-04031. The suit alleges that sellers based in China and beyond are working together to offer counterfeit GM products to unknowing buyers. Additionally, the suit claims that e-commerce sellers on platforms like Amazon, Wish.com, Etsy, eBay, Walmart, DHgate, Alibaba, and AliExpress are specifically targeting US consumers. And even further, the lawsuit alleges that sellers just like you are responsible for GM losing billions of dollars.
What Does it All Mean?: GM Suing Online Sellers Case No. 22-cv-04031 Greer, Burns & Crain, Ltd.
In short form, as one of the defendants in the GM lawsuit you should do one thing above all: RESPOND. We would love to tell you that you could just ignore this notice and continue with your business. However, we all know that is not possible at the moment. Mainly because what accompanies the lawsuit is a TEMPORARY RESTRAINING ORDER (TRO). Oofa!
You Should Respond to the Lawsuit to Get the Temporary Restraining Order Lifted
The TRO is a serious roadblock to your success as an e-commerce seller. For example, it hinders your ability to touch the funds your online business has generated from the sale of GM products. Furthermore, it stops you from accessing the money you made from selling any other branded product. Consequently, you need to take action. Now, what precisely is that action?
GM Suing E-Commerce Sellers: Responding To The Lawsuit
Our experienced and dedicated team of intellectual property attorneys will work closely with you to compose a strategic Answer to the court. As a result of our collaboration, you will have the opportunity to present an ironclad defense in response to the alleged wrongdoing outlined in the Greer, Burns & Crain lawsuit. Ultimately, our aim is to help get the TRO removed from your accounts so you can continue to conduct business online and make money. Contact us today for more information on this lawsuit. If you found this content helpful, check out our blog for new weekly updates for e-commerce sellers.
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