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The Bear Wars

We represent a small NJ Company, Diece-Lisa Industries [DLI], that claims that Disney …. through its use of the Lots-‘O-Huggin’ and Lotso marks and characters in its Toy Story 3 animated movie … infringes DLI’s US Trademark registration and mark for Lots of Hugs as used with the stuffed bears that DLI has been selling for more than 15 years.  The dispute is pending in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas and has drawn widespread attention:

Disney Sued Over ‘Toy Story 3’ Character Lotso Bear

Disney Sued Over ‘Toy Story 3’ Evil Stuffed Bear Character

Disney Bear Called Unauthorized Knockoff

Disney Sued Again By Toymaker Over ‘Toy Story 3’ Character

Disney Sued Over ‘Toy Story 3’ Evil Stuffed Bear

Disney Sued Over ‘Toy Story 3’ Evil Stuffed Bear Character

Disney Sued Over ‘Toy Story 3’ ‘Lots-O’-Huggin” Bear

Lotso Lawsuit

New Jersey toy company sues Disney over ‘Toy Story 3’ bear

Toymaker Sues Disney, Claims ‘Toy Story 3′ Villain Copied Its ‘Lots of Hugs’ Bear

Toymaker Sues Disney, Claims ‘Toy Story 3’ Villain Copied Its ‘Lots of Hugs’ Bear