Muncie, Indiana – The Plaintiff, 1.4g Holdings, LLC (“1.4g”), filed suit against North Central Industries, Great Grizzly, Inc. and R. Brown, Inc. for Trademark and Trade Dress Infringement, as well as False Designation of Origin under 15 U.S.C. § 1125 and Misappropriation of Commercial Properties Under Indiana Common Law.
1.4g Holdings, LLC is a company that produces and sells consumer fireworks under the brand name ‘76 Pro Line. Per their website, ’76 Pro Line’s mission is to provide high quality 1.54g fireworks for hobbyists, enthusiasts, professional shooters, and display companies. ’76 Pro Line items have been featured in displays and product demonstrations at several annual events including Western Winter Blast, Pyrotechnics Guild International, Cobra-Con, and the National Fireworks Association Expo.
North Central Industries, Great Grizzly, Inc. and R. Brown, Inc. (“NCI”) are companies that also produce and sell consumer fireworks. According to its website, NCI is a second-generation, family-owned direct importer and wholesaler of customer 1.4G fireworks. With over 68 years of experience, they serve every pyro need with two distribution points in Muncie, Indiana and Forest Park, Georgia.