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Abercrombie & Fitch Co. v. Hunting World, Inc.
United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
537 F.2d 4 (2d Cir. 1976)
Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (A&F) (plaintiff) had trademarked the term “SAFARI” to describe specific types of clothing and footwear sold in A&F’s stores. Hunting World, Inc. (HW) (defendant) used the term “SAFARI” on HW’s clothing and footwear, in a newsletter, and to describe a portion of the HW store devoted to “SAFARI” products. A&F sued HW for trademark infringement and requested an injunction against HW to prevent HW’s use of the term “SAFARI.” The district court dismissed A&F’s complaint, and A&F appealed.
Rule of Law
Holding and Reasoning (Friendly, J.)
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