The ESPN x Quiksilver Settlement

by The Editors on December 26, 2008

Quikx2-TmIn May, 2008 ESPN sued Quiksilver for copyright infringement on the letter “X,” then a month later Quiksilver sued ESPN for the same thing claiming they had been using the X since 1994. Now, according to a story in the LA Times ESPN has settled the lawsuit with Quiksilver.

Walt Disney Co.’s ESPN network settled a lawsuit by clothing maker Quiksilver Inc. over the cable channel’s logo for the international X Games competition. . . . The companies didn’t disclose the details of the settlement in papers filed jointly Monday in federal court in New York.

Wonder if the settlement included any “free advertising?”

[Link: LA Times]

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Tom December 30, 2008 at 5:24 am

I just think it’s funny how ESPN are owned by Walt Disney…

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