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E.I. DU PONT DE NEMOURS AND COMPANY v. TEFLON BLOOD RECORDS, INC. AND TEFLON BLOOD INCORPORATED
CENTRAL DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA (LOS ANGELES)
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DuPont is a service company engaged in the development, manufacture, sale, and distribution of a wide variety of products throughout the world. DuPont discovered, and owns a trademark, in “Teflon”. Teflon Blood is a California corporation that is using the “Teflon” trademark in its name in relation to a “bullet-proof” vest wrapped around a pulsating red heart and DuPont alleges that the Defendant is falsely suggesting that the vests are made of its product.
The lawsuit alleges trademark infringement, trademark counterfeiting, false designation or origin, unfair competition, false designation of fact and representation and false advertising, trademark dilution, cyberpiracy, common law trademark infringement, and common law unfair competition. Plaintiff requests extensive injunctive relief along with actual damages, payment of Defendants’ profits, enhanced damages, statutory damages up to $1,000,000 per counterfeit mark, delivery of all infringing merchandise and materials, costs and attorneys’ fees, and any other relief the court deems appropriate. Traverse Internet Law Cross-Reference Number 1427.