JOHN RIGBY & CO. Reaches Settlement in London Trademark Infringement Claims

Fri Jan 27, 2012 9:01am EST

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JOHN RIGBY & CO.® Reaches Settlement in London Trademark Infringement Claims

John Rigby & Co.® today announced the resolution of its trademark and intellectual property dispute against a London, UK-based entity that was operating under a confusingly similar name and trade dress. As a result of the settlement, “John Rigby & Co. (Gunmakers) Ltd.” and affiliated entities have agreed, in part, to cease operations under any Rigby™- related trade name; to permanently close their website; to change their corporate names; to discontinue application for, or any use of, registered trademarks held by the parent of John Rigby & Co. LLC; and to not infringe on the John Rigby & Co.®, and related, trademarks in the future. London-based J. Roberts & Son is the authorized agent for John Rigby & Co. in the United Kingdom.

About John Rigby & Co. ®

John Rigby & Co. is among the world’s leading firearms brands, with a lineage from Dublin and London dating to the 1700s. A Rigby™ is a custom firearm, including new bolt rifles built for the .275 Rigby and the quintessential .416 Rigby cartridge, which became a global standard in the golden age of big-game hunting. Rigby’s handmade London rifles reflect the lessons of centuries of fine gunmaking for present and future generations to enjoy.

John Rigby &. Co.:
Rigby Ventures, LLC
John Reed, 800-910-6124
www.johnrigbyandco.com