WHIPgroup has filed a trademark infringement lawsuit on behalf of its client Hybrid Athletics, LLC in the District Court of Connecticut, Case No. 3:17-cv-1767 (D. Conn) (filed October 23, 2017). Hybrid Athletics is a well-known fitness brand offering personal training and fitness classes, as well as apparel and training equipment under its HYBRID ATHLETICS and stylized H trademarks. Hybrid brings the action against Hylete, LLC to stop its willful infringement of Hybrid’s trademarks through use of HYLETE, a combination of hybrid and athlete, and its
stylized H mark in the promotion of its athletic apparel.
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