In Asia we called illegal The North Face knock-off clothing … The North Farce.
They should go after the Asian companies producing those goods, not a teen in the mid-West.
A Missouri teenager frustrated with his classmates’ sheep-like following of a popular clothing line came up with his own parody apparel and now faces a lawsuit for trademark infringement.
Jimmy Winkelmann, 18, said he’s not intimidated by threats of a lawsuit from The North Face Apparel Company over his 2-year-old company The South Butt, LLC.
Jimmy Winkelmann said he has no intention of complying with the cease and desist request sent last month by lawyers for The North Face Apparel Corp., saying his 2-year-old business — The South Butt LLC — poses no threat to it.
“I was like, ‘How did they even find me?'” …
read the article – ABC News – The North Face vs. The South Butt: Entrepreneurial Teen Undaunted by Lawsuit Threat
The South Butt – Apparel for Kids and Adults
(via The Goat)