Michael Hallatt

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7 Oct, 2013

Lawsuit dismissed

A Seattle U.S. District Court dismisses a lawsuit brought by Trader Joe’s against Michael Hallatt of Vancouver, Canada. Hallatt operates Pirate Joe’s, a Vancouver store he stocks with Trader Joe’s branded merchandise. The court said it did not have jurisdiction. Hallatt:

This was a fight over principle. If you legally own something, you have the right to resell it.

17 Aug, 2013

Sues Pirate Joe’s

Trader Joe’s sues Pirate Joe’s, a Vancouver, Canada store that resells Trader Joe’s branded merchandise. Hallatt, the owner and operator of Pirate Joe’s, comments:

It’s very typical of companies to think they have to bully little guys out of some sense of brand protection.

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