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"Avon.com" Internet domain name subject of trademark suit brought by Avon.

This article was originally published in The Rose Sheet

Executive Summary

AVON WEB SITE LAUNCHED FOLLOWING TRADEMARK SUIT to claim rights to the use of "avon.com" as the company's internet domain name. Avon is charging defendants David Lew, Carnetta Wong and Charles Allison in a suit filed Feb. 20 in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, with trademark infringement, trademark dilution and false representation and advertising for the registration of the domain name "avon.com." Avon launched its web site at http://www.avon.com on April 1 ("The Rose Sheet" April 8, p. 4).

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