USA: BMW of North America, LLC v. Barreira, United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit, No. 14-15215., 15 December 2015

Kluwer Trademark Blog
December 21, 2015

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An individual was in violation of a permanent injunction barring him from using BMW’s “MINI” trademarks in connection with an online store selling apparel bearing the brand name “Mini Works,” the U.S. Court of Appeals in San Francisco has held. The court also affirmed an order amending the injunction to require the individual to transfer ownership of the domain name miniworks.com to BMW (BMW of North America, LLC v. Barreira, December 15, 2015, per curiam).

A full summary of this case has been published on Kluwer IP Law.