Cookware Giant Sued for Trademark Infringement over Green Colored Pans
IPNews® - Cookware giant Meyer Manufacturing Co. Ltd filed a Motion for Summary Judgment against Telebrands Corp. arguing that the “As Seen On TV” company could not trademark the color green on the inside of pots and pans.
Meyer argued that the color green is a functional indicator of the products eco-friendliness and therefore should never have been granted trademark protection. The company also argued that even if the trademark was valid, Telebrands has shown no evidence that there is any confusion between the two companies’ green-painted cookware, and therefore it has not infringed Telebrands’ trademark.
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