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Perfect Fit Industries v. Acme Quilting Co.
United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
646 F.2d 800 (1981)
Perfect Fit Industries (plaintiff) sued Acme Quilting Company (defendant) for unfair competition under New York state law. The district court held that Acme intentionally copied Perfect Fit’s trade dress for its mattress covers and ruled in favor of Perfect Fit. The United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit affirmed. As a remedy, the district court ordered a recall of the infringing packaging. Specifically, the district court ordered Acme to write to each of its customers within the last six months and request that the customers return the infringing packaging insert. The court required Acme to pay for any shipping costs. Acme appealed the recall order.
Rule of Law
Holding and Reasoning (Kearse, J.)
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