Columbia Sportswear has negotiated a settlement with Jong Jae Kim of Korea over his selling of apparel carrying a "Columbia Classic" trademark. Following a Korean civil court injunction prohibiting his use of the trademark, Kim agreed to publish ads in leading Korean newspapers explaining the settlement and the transfer of rights to the Columbia Classic trademark to Columbia Sportswear.
Did you hear?… Russia deep-sixes Columbia Sportswear ads
Man, those folks over at Columbia Sportswear must be rough if the Russians say "nyet" to their ad campaign. Russian officials have banned Columbia's new "Tested Tough" television ad campaign, deeming it too violent. The Tested Tough campaign plays on the historical tension ...read more