In the Matter of Certain Pocket Lighters
Claims: Trademark Infringement
Technology: Disposable Lighters
Scope of Involvement: Report, Deposition
BIC brought suit against several respondents who were accused of infringing certain trademarks relating to the well-known BIC lighter. Ocean Tomo offered testimony relating to the existence of a domestic industry, remedy, and bond.
Consistent with Ocean Tomo’s opinions, the ALJ granted summary determination regarding the existence of a domestic industry. The investigation later settled, prior to a hearing.