American Dynamics vs Dedicated Micros Lawsuit

Author: John Honovich, Published on Apr 09, 2011

Sensormatic Electronics, the parent company of American Dynamics, has filed a lawsuit against Dedicated Micros for trademark infringement. Specifically, Sensormatic is objecting to Dedicated Micros's use of the 'AD Network Video' brand.

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