No way. The Hard Rock restaurant has deep pockets and can afford legal counsel. Wasn't Hard Rock Cafe first?
I doubt that they would be asking for monetary damages in a case like this.f3rg said:Doesn't Specialized make as much money off lawsuits as they do selling their "borrowed' frame designs?
Keatan said:I've never had any issues with Specialized before but this is terrible. Eric has done a lot to advance the sport, especially bikepacking. It is sad to see this happen.
That might explain why the local Specialized / Kona shop only carries Specialized now.Kona0197 said:A few years ago Specialized told the local LBS that either they switched over to selling nothing but Specialized bikes or Specialized would refuse to let them sell their bikes. The LBS kicked Specialized to the curb. Giant was a better deal. They now hace Giant, Kona and Scott.
Several bike companies have got by using the Horst link without paying Specialized.& also them owning the rights to the Horst patent.
Wait... aren't patents, trademarks, and copyrights examples of REGULATED capitalism? If American markets revolved around evil unregulated capitalism there would be nothing to sue for.Shredr said:I love regulated Capitalism, Free Markets & Entrepreneurs but I hate big bullies!!!
Oh, really?Several bike companies have got by using the Horst link without paying Specialized.