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Judge says jury should decide Sturgis trademark

March 13, 2013 in The Daily Republic

Sturgis Motorcycle Rally Inc. has sued Rushmore Photo & Gifts and Wal-Mart Stores Inc. over its Sturgis trademark.
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Rapid City suspects plead guilty in counterfeit goods case

February 12, 2013 in The Daily Republic

RAPID CITY (AP) The last of three people accused of selling counterfeit T-shirts, caps and other items in several stores in western South Dakota’s Black Hills has pleaded guilty to violating federal trademark laws.
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Publisher sues Sturgis bar in contract dispute

June 25, 2012 in The Daily Republic

SIOUX FALLS (AP) The publisher of Easyriders magazine has filed a breach-of-contract suit against the owner of a Sturgis bar, saying the saloon has stopped using the Easyriders mark in violation of vendor and licensing agreements.
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Wal-Mart added as party to Sturgis trademark suit

April 25, 2012 in The Daily Republic

SIOUX FALLS (AP) A federal judge has allowed the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally to add Wal-Mart Stores as a defendant in its lawsuit to protect registered trademarks for “Sturgis” and “Black Hills.” Continue Reading

Kentucky town has to pay up in lawsuit over trademark ‘Sturgis’ infringement

June 1, 2011 in West Central Tribune

A Kentucky motorcycle event will have to change its name as part of a settlement in a lawsuit brought by Sturgis Motorcycle Rally Inc. Continue Reading