Omega Loses Copyright Case Against Costco

February 18th, 2015 · 5 Comments

After more than a decade, it looks like this case might finally be at an end.  But since it has been dragging on this long, I’m not sure I’d bet on that.  So, this case started way back in 2004 when Costco started selling Omega’s Seamaster watch, but not as an authorized dealer because they had […]

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Costco v. Omega: 4-4 Decision Upholds Lower Court Ruling

December 17th, 2010 · 3 Comments

Well, the case of Costco v. Omega has ended unfavorably for Costco, but also could cause a problem for other retailers and even individuals that sell goods in the US that have been manufactured abroad.  The Omega suit revolved around copyright issues: since they are US copyright holders of the Omega Globe Design symbol that […]

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Omega’s Suit Against Costco Headed to the Supreme Court

April 20th, 2010 · 7 Comments

If you bought your Omega watch at Costco, Omega wants you to know they’re not happy about it.  They’re not happy that you can buy Omega watches at Costco for a third less than you can at other retailers.  They are so not happy about it that they are suing Costco, in fact.  Apparently, this […]

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