• Posts Tagged ‘RBC Nice Bearing’

    Ball Bearing Trademark Rolling Free, Like a Fumbled Football

    by  • January 17, 2010 • trademark

    Both plaintiff and defendant sell ball bearings using the same four-digit codes. The codes provide information on the characteristics of the bearings. But this isn’t a copyright case about the numbering system, it’s a claim that the series numbers are trademarks. The plaintiff, RBC Nice Bearings Inc., f/k/a Nice Ball Bearing Co. (“Nice”), started...

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