EasyJet parent easyGroup has named leading OTAs and price comparison sites in the latest court action taken against a “brand thief” operating in Colombia.
On January 7, the carrier filed documents with the US District Court for the Southern District of Florida against EasyFly that targets US customers but is expanding overseas.
The budget carrier has mounted a succession of legal battles against firms using the ‘easy’ name, the latest success being against an Italian legal firm that touts for customers to claim for delays.
In the latest case, as well as citing infringements of easyGroup’s trademark, the firm has named Skyscanner, KAYAK, Smartfares and Kiwi.com in its lawsuit.
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