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3M files new trademark lawsuit in string of price gouging allegations

April 29, 2020

Via: Jurist

3M filed a federal trademark infringement suit Tuesday against a medical supplies company for the resale of N95 masks to the state of Wisconsin at inflated prices.

Similar to previous litigation initiated by the country’s largest producer of N95 masks surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic, the suit filed against Hulomil LLC alleges that the “deplorable pandemic profiteer” used the 3M trademark to mislead Wisconsin in believing that the inflated prices of two to three times the actual price of the N95 masks were authorized by 3M.

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