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Ashland, Oregon (October 18, 2021) Work Sharp announced today that a United States District Judge in the District of Oregon awarded Work Sharp a default judgment against an unauthorized reseller of Work Sharp products. In a written opinion, the Court found that the defendant infringed Work Sharp’s trademarks and copyrights with product sales through unauthorized product listings. The Court awarded Work Sharp disgorgement damages of $48,000 and attorney’s fees of $16,000.
Reached for comment, Matt Elliott, Work Sharp Director of Marketing said, “We are extremely pleased with the Court’s ruling. Work Sharp values our trademarks, copyrights, and intellectual property and will continue to work diligently to protect its rights from infringement.”
Based in Ashland, Oregon, Work Sharp Tools has been a family-owned business since 1973. Work Sharp is widely known as the maker of the Knife and Tool Sharpener, the Drill Doctor, and other high-quality tools focused on knife and tool sharpening.