golf.jpgIPNews® – Coscto, maker of the Kirkland Signature Golf Ball, has preemptively filed a lawsuit against Titleist’s parent company over golf ball patents.  

In 2016 Costco’s new golf ball was a tremendous hit with consumers and they quickly sold out of the product.  Shortly thereafter Titleist claimed that Costco’s golf balls violate its patents.

purse-1.jpgIPNews® – Luxury fashion brand Michael Kors filed a complaint alleging false advertising against wholesale giant Costco on July 9, after photos surfaced of Costco using photos of Michael Kors purses in online advertising.

Michael Kors alleges that Costco is not an authorized retailer of its merchandise and that the photo would make customers believe

diamond_ring.jpgIPNews® – Tiffany & Co. filed a lawsuit claiming that Costco Wholesalers Corp. infringed its trademarks by marketing and selling unauthorized engagement rings using the Tiffany name.

Though Costco agreed in December to cease all use of the Tiffany’s name, Tiffany is still suing Costco for its profits and treble damages.  In addition, Tiffany wants