Bartlit Beck Wins Appeal For Sunstar In Longstanding Trademark Dispute Over Sunstar's VO5 Brand

Sunstar, Inc. v. Alberto-Culver Co. (2009)

Bartlit Beck lawyer Mark Ouweleen convinced the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit to vacate a three-year old judgment against Sunstar.  The judgment would have prevented Sunstar from using the Japanese VO5 brand on its best-selling hair-care productsa $100 million line of business. 

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