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商標登録insideNews: 3M Files Trademark Suit Over COVID-19 Mask Price-Gouging – Law360

3M is accusing a New Jersey company of violating federal trademark law by reselling the company’s N95 masks at drastically increased prices, one of the first major trademark lawsuits stemming directly from the COVID-19 pandemic.In a complaint filed Friday in Manhattan federal court, 3M claims Performance Supply LLC offered to sell millions of the masks to New York City at a “grossly inflated” cost of more than 500% the actual price.

情報源: 3M Files Trademark Suit Over COVID-19 Mask Price-Gouging – Law360

Price gouging: 便乗値上げ 
Causes of Action(訴因): Federal trademark infringement, trademark dilution, unfair competition, false endorsement, false association, false designation of origin, and false advertising; New York deceptive acts and practices, false advertising, dilution and injury to business reputation, trademark infringement, and unfair competition.