Ford Suing Ferrari For Using F-150 Name

Posted Feb 10, 2011

Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) is suing Ferrari for using the name F-150 for their 2011 Formula One race car. Ford cited trademark infringement and cybersquatting in the lawsuit. The lawsuit was filed in the U.S. District Court in Detroit. Ford said that they registered the F-150 trademark in 1995. They want Ferrari to stop using the F150 name on any products in the U.S. They also wanted $100,000 in damages. [eGMCarTech]