Re: [CR]Campagnolo - The Italian Bully (fwd)


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From: NortonMarg@aol.com
Date: Fri, 3 May 2002 12:33:46 EDT
Subject: Re: [CR]Campagnolo - The Italian Bully (fwd)
To: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org


In a message dated 5/3/02 4:04:14 AM Pacific Daylight Time, nickzz@mindspring.com writes:

<< I asked why they were not listed on his website anymore. He said Campagnolo threatened litigation if he continued offering the items.
   Evidently they do protect the rights to the name & logo more vigorously than anticipated. >> I heard a discussion on the radio just yesterday (CNET) that was on this subject. The law is such that if you don't defend your trademark, you lose it. The example used was "Yoga Inside", a group that teaches meditation to prison inmates and is being sued by Intel. That said, I think we need to start a campaign directed to Campagnolo, asking them to provide the needed parts, hoods and brake shoes. Even if the moulds no longer exist, they're obviously easy enough to make. Stevan Thomas Alameda, CA