As a result of product liability laws, consumers are protected from dangerous or defective products, and manufacturers, distributors, and retailers are held accountable for placing dangerous or defective products on the market.
The product itself is not the cause of marketing problems. In marketing, the issue is often how a product is portrayed as safe to use. A product liability lawsuit could be filed when the marketing of a product differs significantly from its safety. A number off actors could lead to this;
Marketers fail to warn of potential hazards when marketing a product.
A misleading advertisement may make a product seem safe to use in certain situations, yet there are hazards involved with using the product as depicted.
It is possible that consumers may end up using a product in a way that it was not intended to be used.
There can be quite a few complications involved in product liability lawsuits, especially when they involve marketing and advertising companies rather than designers and manufacturers. The importance of having an experienced attorney on your side cannot be overstated
The plaintiff, in this case, is Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha and they seek to prevent the defendant, a spare parts supplier by the name M/S Prius Auto Industries Limited, from the usage of the trademarks- “Toyota”, “Innova”, and “Prius”. According to the finding of the court, two of the three trademarks mentioned, namely Toyota and […]
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