Its crap like this that methinks the its not only politics but the legal arena has gone batshit crazy. Perhaps Brazil should sue Amazon? I have in years past gotten things from Backcountry and their other sites of Steep and Cheap and Gear Trade. But for the past few years have gone to more small specialized/boutique and local retailers to support these vital entrepreneurs. Fuck corporatocracy
The online retailer has filed dozens of lawsuits against makers of skis and pants -- and even Backcountry Babes, an avalanche safety course
After filing trademark protections last year, the Utah-based e-commerce giant Backcountry.com has filed several lawsuits against organizations with the
Backcountry.com sues anyone who uses its namesake. Is it bullying or just business? Backcountry.com a year ago filed for trademarks protecting the word “backcountry” for all sorts of outdoor gear as the online retailer launched its first-ever branded jackets, skis and apparel. Now the...