WD-40 Asserts High Court Trademark Question Does Not Concern Hana Financial
(November 24, 2015, 12:23 PM EST) -- WASHINGTON, D.C. — A trademark noninfringement ruling that the use of the word “inhibitor” on the label of WD-40 Co.’s product is fair does not involve consideration of Hana Financial, Inc. v. Hana Bank (135 S. Ct. 907 ), WD-40 argues in an opposition brief filed Nov. 12 in the U.S. Supreme Court (Jeffrey Sorensen v. WD-40 Co., No. 15-473, U.S. Sup.).
(Respondent’s opposition brief available. Document #78-151130-008B.)
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