Canadian Olympic Committee Threatens North Face with Trademark Suit

By Min Wu

North Face received a cease-and-desist letter from the Canadian Olympic Committee just before the opening of the Sochi Olympics, according to Bloomberg Law. The Canadian Olympic Committee claims that a line of clothing by North Face falsely associates itself with the Canadian Olympics Team. North Face, which is not a marketing partner of the Canadian or International Olympic Committee, decorated its clothing with the Canadian flag and a world map marked with Sochi’s location. Read more at the Globe & Mail