In Brief: Estee Lauder v. Estee
This article was originally published in The Rose Sheet
Estee Lauder v. Estee: Consent judgment issued Feb. 29 in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York enjoins Huntington Beach, Calif.-based Estee mail order firm from infringing Lauder's Estee mark. The suit, filed Jan. 26, asked that Estee be prohibited from using the Estee mark; cancel its Internet domain name; provide Lauder "any and all products bearing" the Estee name for destruction; supply Lauder with a list of products previously sold and "pay over to [Lauder] all profits realized" by Estee. Lauder also requested punitive damages of $250,000. Estee has agreed to cease production of its products and indicated it will not market the line under a different name...
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