Everyone likes to earn money in a fast way. Generally, this will be achieved by working hard or by winning the lottery. Are you a creative person than an invention may lead to success. But there are always people who want to ride on the coat tails of this success. Mainly, this coat tail riding will not always happen fairly. The original product will be copied and the trade name will be put on the product (counterfeit product). Examples of large-scaled counterfeit products are: clothing (Adidas), shoes (Convers), handbags (Louis Vuiton), perfumes (Chanel), toiletries (Gillette), etc. »counterfeit-products
MENTOS has been selling chewing gum under the name MENTOS PURE FRESH for several years. In order to protect her rights MENTOS has registered the following trademarks: the logo MENTOS PURE FRESH, the logo MENTOS PURE FRESH 3 and a figurative depiction of the word PURE.
Defendant sells chewing gum under the trademark DENTYNE PURE and has registered its logo as a trademark.
Infringement or not?