Nissan Motor lawsuit
against Nissan Computer (named after its founder and current
president, Mr. Uzi Nissan) for Trademark Infringement,
Trademark Dilution and Cyber-Squatting, seeking 10 Million
Dollars in damages. This is after more than 20 years of Mr.
Nissan's well-documented prior use of his family name for
business purposes in the United States, and which he
commenced when the cars were known as DATSUN.
The French automaker Renault
holds a 44.4% controlling interest in Nissan Motor of
Japan. The French government
holds about 15%
in the French
down from the 25.9% it had previously owned.
aggressive efforts to monopolize the word entrepreneur, has
forced EntrepreneurPR to change its name to BizStarz in June
2000 and again in July 2003 (despite a unanimous February 2002
ruling by the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, that
Entrepreneur Magazine's trademark is weak and that it does not
have extensive rights to the word entrepreneur). EntrepreneurPR
is appealing again.