“Hells Angels lawsuit accuses Dillard’s of trademark infringement”

by Walter Olson on November 14, 2013

“Hells Angels is suing 8732 Apparel and Dillard’s Inc. in federal court, claiming trademark infringement of its famous skull-with-wings logo known as the Hells Angels Death Head.” [My San Antonio] The U.S. Department of Justice along with various state law enforcement agencies have deemed the celebrated motorcycle gang to be an organized criminal enterprise.

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11.30.13 at 2:45 pm


1 Bumper 11.14.13 at 5:01 am

“Department of Justice … have deemed the celebrated motorcycle gang to be an organized criminal enterprise.”

Reader’s choice:

Pot calling the kettle black
Takes one to know one.

2 great unknown 11.14.13 at 2:22 pm

Various branches of the government have deemed the Tea Party, Evangelical Christians, and Fundamentalist Jews to be terrorist groups.

These deeming, perhaps, should be seen as a badge of honor.

3 Bill Poser 11.14.13 at 6:46 pm

This is a case in which we, or at least the defendants, should be glad for the availability of the courts for the resolution of such disputes. My understanding is that individuals who wear biker club jackets without authorization are typically informed of the error of their ways by methods that result in hospitalization.

4 wfjag 11.17.13 at 10:02 am

So, if I name my kid “Don”, that means the Mafia can sue me?

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