In a consent judgment, Ford Motor Co. and Carroll Shelby will be able to retain rights to the famous Cobra name, trademark and/or derivates, but Shelby loses the shape of the car in a judgment for Factory Five Racing Inc., the largest maker of Cobra replicas worldwide. The case brought against Factory Five by Shelby and Ford stretched for a period of two years, with Shelby losing a bid last October to shut down Factory Five during a motion for a preliminary injunction. Shelby had wanted ...
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