Backcountry.com mostly delivering on reparations one year after trademark bullying
The e-commerce giant is still working with brands and businesses targeted in lawsuits for using the word “backcountry,” including by supporting scholarships for avalanche education and guide training
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These are our stories that received the most readership over the past year, from our investigation into Backcountry.com to coverage of Denver International Airport and environmental issues
Analysis: As Backcountry.com discovered, outdoor-recreation fans are joining together
Stung by boycott movement, Backcountry.com CEO forging deals with businesses targeted in trademark debacle
"They do want to turn this around," says owner of avalanche educators sued by Backcountry.com over trademark she held.
Backcountry.com fires its attorneys, partners with company it targeted in trademark lawsuit as CEO vows to make amends
But the company isn’t withdrawing 50+ requests that the U.S. Patent and Trademark office cancel the trademarks of other companies, Backcountry.com CEO Jonathan Nielsen said in an interview with The Sun.
Opinion: Backcountry.com is abusing its power and bullying smaller businesses. But this could make us stronger.
Backcountry.com breaks its silence amid trademark lawsuit controversy to apologize and say “we made a mistake”
Backcountry.com CEO Jonathan Nielsen wrote in an open letter that the retailer’s attempts to protect its brand “were not consistent with our values.” Not everyone is buying it.
Backcountry.com faces boycotts, social media backlash over trademark lawsuits. But the company remains mum.
Backcountry.com’s legal disputes are even broader than originally thought. One Colorado gearmaker is trying to take cover by buying wildsnow.com, the snowsports blog founded by the guy who coined the term “backcountry” back in the 80s
Backcountry.com sues anyone who uses its namesake. Is it bullying or just business?
The online retailer has filed dozens of lawsuits against makers of skis and pants -- and even Backcountry Babes, an avalanche safety course