Legal battle heating up over Milwaukee Tool, Milwaukee Leather jackets

Milwaukee Tool heated gear
Examples of Milwaukee Tool (left) and Shaf International's Milwaukee Leather (right) heated gear jackets. Source: Federal court filings.

Last updated on April 28th, 2020 at 05:26 pmBrookfield-based Milwaukee Electric Tool Corp. is suing the New Jersey company behind the Milwaukee Leather brand of motorcycle apparel, alleging its heated gear “looks nearly identical” to Milwaukee Tool’s, infringing on the company’s trademarks. The lawsuit, filed last week in the U.S. District Court for Eastern Wisconsin,

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