Attorney(s) appearing for the Case
Richard J. Birch, Boston, Mass., with whom Thompson, Birch, Gauthier & Samuels, Boston, Mass., was on brief, for appellants.
Herbert F. Schwartz, New York City, with whom William K. Kerr, Patricia A. Martone, Fish & Neave, New York City, Laurence S. Fordham, William J. Cheeseman, and Foley, Hoag & Eliot, Boston, Mass., were on brief, for appellees.
Before ALDRICH, CAMPBELL and BREYER, Circuit Judges.
United States Court of Appeals, First Circuit.
LEVIN H. CAMPBELL, Circuit Judge.
This suit raises the question whether use of the Greek letter word "Alpha" in the designation of a series of Polaroid cameras infringed or diluted the trademark "Alpa" (after the mountains) owned by a Swiss camera maker, or otherwise constituted unfair competition.
Pignons is a Swiss corporation that has long supplied high-tolerance, precision mechanical components to the Swiss watch industry...
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