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Trademark Suit Won By Argus

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Trademark Suit
Won By Argus

New York Firm Ordered-?
To Drop Name 'Argo'

Argus, Inc., has been informed|
that the U. S. District Court inf
New York has ruled in its favor}
in a trademark infringement suit'
against the Manhattan Photol
Supply Co. l

The local firm sought an in-s
junction to prohibit the defendant;

from distributing a camera bear-
ing the name "Argo."

The court issued an, order in-
structing the Manhattan firm to|
immediately remove the namff[
"Argo" from all its cameras and|
to cease using the name on boxesf
and advertising. *• \

Approximately 1,000 of the cam-)
eras, manufactured in Italy, Were
said to have been brought to this,
country by the New York con-

Argus "•• "•" '•^•'lod that the name!
"Argo" . imitation of th4
trade-marks "Argus" and "Argo-
flex" and the defendent's u^e of
the name in connection with cam-
era sales "is likely to create con-
fusion or mistake or deceive pur-
chasers as to the source of origin:

of the camera."

Argus also asked that the New?
York company be ordered to pay'
court costs and such damages ast
the court, will levy. Announcement.'
as to the financial settlen'-, • ; .;•
expected to be made will:

weeks. .