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post #1 of 6 Old 02-09-2011, 02:40 PM Thread Starter
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Ford sues Ferrari over F-150 name

Ford is accusing the exotic sports car company of cybersquatting and trademark infringement for allegedly misappropriating the famous F-150 name.

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Motor City Today: Ford sues Ferrari over F150 race car name

Ford sued luxury automaker Ferrari in federal court in Detroit today for copyright infringement of its F-150 pickup brand.

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Hmmm, doesn't infringement mean that using the name could confuse customers about the named product? I'd like (maybe not) to meet someone that would confuse a U.S. made truck with an Italian supercar.

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Ford sues Ferrari over use of F150 name:

Many snickered when Ferrari announced that it named its 2011 Formula One race car the F150, but Ford Motor Co. does not see the humor.

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