Was this ad the undoing of the GSG-5?

    Advocate posted this comment on my blog post about the H&K / ATI lawsuit

    I really think its important to remember that they sued over trademark and trade dress infringement … not patent infringement. Very different things.

    Add to that the fact that ATI openly claimed it to be a MP5 lookalike:

    Add to that the fact that HK can absolutely smother them in legal fees and you have a no win situation for ATI.

    Love them or hate them i feel HK had the legal right to pursue this course.

    … iā€™m just glad i got my gsg-5 long ago šŸ˜‰

    I had forgotten about that advertisement.

    Steve Johnson

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