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Old 03-06-2013, 03:27 AM   #11
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I wouldn't give it to them unless they refunded the money I paid for them. That's bull crap. It doesn't say eotech anywhere on it so they have no right to do that to you. If they did why are there still hundreds of the knock offs on eBay?

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Chill. Company is defending its brand name.

1. I cannot call something a Colt, Ford, or EOTech unless that is the brand name.

2. There IS counterfeit merchandise illegally imported into the US. If it MARKED EOTECH but not made by them, they want it off the market. US Customs seizes this stuff by the SHIPLOAD (I was there when they raided the Mile High Flea Market near Denver. They took 3 semis of counterfeit stuff.)

If yours is not marked EOTECH, do not call it that, you should be good. If you get any more from the lawyers, brief note from you, apologize, state yours does not bear EOTECH name, honest error on your part.


IF a company FAILS to defend their brand when it is misused, the brand moves to the public domain, anyone can use it. Cellophane and Band-Aid are 2 that were not defended, and anybody can make a bandage w/ tape and guaze, and sell it as a bandaid (notice the lower case b?) They are trying to defend what they own- the brand name.

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Old 03-06-2013, 11:34 AM   #13
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They said that the fact that I put the word "holographic" and "eotech style" is why there doing all of this in the first place.

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They said that the fact that I put the word "holographic" and "eotech style" is why there doing all of this in the first place.
That word "style" is the most used word on ebay---
Sounds like you got singled out---
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Any way you can post the patents etc online? Those would be very interesting to see. Lol

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It might be a little hard to read, sorry if it is.
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Ah. They are making the claim based on the shape. Very interesting.

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Old 03-07-2013, 01:02 AM   #18
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Yea they call it there "trade dress" the shape cannot even be copied although there all over the Internet!

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Dont worry about it . I have had this happen with other stuff , patents sent and all that garbage. just pull the auction and sell it else where .

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