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Oct/04

Stretch Pet Trade Dress Decision


Gateway Computers come in boxes with cow spots on them.  Companion Products sell ‘stretch pets’ which extend over a computer monitor or cpu.  Moose version depicted above.  They used to sell a cow with spots.  Gateway sued, alleging trade dress infringement, and prevailed.

Gateway v. Companion Products, 03-3410 (8th Cir sept 13, 2004).

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