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Deere wins trademark lawsuit in protection of green and yellow colors

A U.S. District Court in Kentucky has ruled in favor of Deere & Company (NYSE: DE) in a lawsuit that was filed to protect use of the trademark green and yellow color combination on John Deere agricultural equipment.

Following a one-week bench trial that took place in June, the U.S. District Court in Paducah, Kentucky has now found in favor of Deere. The court decision permanently bans the use of the John Deere colors by FIMCO, Inc., a South Dakota company that manufactures and markets agricultural sprayers under the “Ag Spray Equipment” brand name.

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