USA: Columbia Sportswear Stops Korean Infringement
International outdoor apparel and footwear company Columbia Sportswear Company says it has settled an infringement claim against Jong Jae Kim, who had been selling apparel in Korea under the "Columbia Classic" trademark. Columbia negotiated the settlement with Kim after the civil courts in Seoul imposed an injunction prohibiting him from further use of the trademarks, which he had been exploiting since 1999.
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