A pro se litigant took on Toyota and won Thursday when the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals held that her family business’s domain names, buy-a-lexus.com and buyorleaselexus.com, did not infringe on the auto giant’s trademark.
The trial court’s injunction barring Lisa and Farzad Tabari from using the word Lexus in their brokerage’s website address was “plainly overbroad,” Chief Judge Alex Kozinski wrote for the majority.
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