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October 6, 2007 | From Times Wire Services
Razor USA is recalling about 20,000 of its E300 electric scooters over concerns that the handlebars can break off, the Consumer Product Safety Commission said. The recall covers scooters with bar codes of 100620-03 through -09. Consumers were asked to stop using the scooters and contact Cerritos-based Razor for a repair kit. Information is available at www.razor.com/recall.
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October 6, 2007 | From Times Wire Services
Razor USA is recalling about 20,000 of its E300 electric scooters over concerns that the handlebars can break off, the Consumer Product Safety Commission said. The recall covers scooters with bar codes of 100620-03 through -09. Consumers were asked to stop using the scooters and contact Cerritos-based Razor for a repair kit. Information is available at www.razor.com/recall.
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BUSINESS
June 7, 2006 | From Bloomberg News
Mobile phone maker Motorola Inc. sued scooter maker Razor USA in a dispute over use of the "Razr" name. Razor is objecting to Motorola's plans to use the "Motorazr" trademark after a two-year license for the Razr name expires in October, according to the lawsuit filed in Delaware Chancery Court. Motorola says it has permission to make the switch. Representatives at closely held Razor, based in Cerritos, weren't available to comment.
BUSINESS
June 7, 2006 | From Bloomberg News
Mobile phone maker Motorola Inc. sued scooter maker Razor USA in a dispute over use of the "Razr" name. Razor is objecting to Motorola's plans to use the "Motorazr" trademark after a two-year license for the Razr name expires in October, according to the lawsuit filed in Delaware Chancery Court. Motorola says it has permission to make the switch. Representatives at closely held Razor, based in Cerritos, weren't available to comment.
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November 15, 2000 | Bloomberg News
Razor USA persuaded a federal judge for now to bar more than a dozen competitors in the kick-scooter market from selling what could be the most popular toy this holiday season. U.S. District Judge Manuel L. Real in Los Angeles issued a temporary restraining order that prevents companies such as Gen-X Sports Inc. and K2 Inc. from selling their brand of scooters between now and Dec. 4.
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November 3, 2000 | JERRY HIRSCH, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Even as shiny aluminum scooters head to the top of Christmas gift lists, the biggest seller of the toys filed a lawsuit in U.S. District Court in Los Angeles late Wednesday charging 15 competitors with a combination of patent and trade infringement. At stake is several hundred million dollars in expected sales between now and year-end.
BUSINESS
December 6, 2000 | ABIGAIL GOLDMAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Top scooter maker Razor USA on Tuesday won round two of a battle against its competitors when a Los Angeles judge barred six rivals from shipping any more Razor-like products during the critical holiday selling period. The ruling won't have much effect on consumers. The order doesn't affect scooters already in stores and retailers say they have plenty on hand for the holiday season. U.S.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 23, 2000
Sheriff's deputies armed with a search warrant seized more than 27,000 counterfeit Razor scooters at a warehouse in Compton on Wednesday night, officials said. Los Angeles County Sheriff's Lt. Shaun Mathers said deputies began their investigation after receiving a tip from Razor U.S.A. that counterfeit scooters were being stored at the warehouse on Artesia Boulevard.
BUSINESS
November 16, 2000 | JERRY HIRSCH and ABIGAIL GOLDMAN, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
A Los Angeles judge's ruling halting manufacturers' sales of certain children's scooters isn't likely to put the brakes on this year's No. 1 holiday gift, toy industry experts said. Retailers already have plenty of the chic gliders in stock. On Tuesday, U.S. District Court Judge Manuel R. Real granted a temporary restraining order sought by Razor USA, a Cerritos-based company and the leading scooter importer, blocking 12 competitors from making, importing or selling similar products through Dec.
BUSINESS
December 4, 2000 | Jerry Hirsch
U.S. District Judge Manuel R. Real will hold a hearing in Los Angeles today on whether to convert a temporary restraining order blocking 12 scooter companies from making, importing or selling similar products through Dec. 4 into a preliminary injunction. The order was sought by Razor USA, a Cerritos-based company and the leading scooter importer. Whatever the federal judge decides, he isn't likely to put the brakes on this year's No. 1 holiday gift, toy industry experts say.
BUSINESS
December 6, 2000 | ABIGAIL GOLDMAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Top scooter maker Razor USA on Tuesday won round two of a battle against its competitors when a Los Angeles judge barred six rivals from shipping any more Razor-like products during the critical holiday selling period. The ruling won't have much effect on consumers. The order doesn't affect scooters already in stores and retailers say they have plenty on hand for the holiday season. U.S.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 23, 2000
Sheriff's deputies armed with a search warrant seized more than 27,000 counterfeit Razor scooters at a warehouse in Compton on Wednesday night, officials said. Los Angeles County Sheriff's Lt. Shaun Mathers said deputies began their investigation after receiving a tip from Razor U.S.A. that counterfeit scooters were being stored at the warehouse on Artesia Boulevard.
BUSINESS
November 16, 2000 | JERRY HIRSCH and ABIGAIL GOLDMAN, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
A Los Angeles judge's ruling halting manufacturers' sales of certain children's scooters isn't likely to put the brakes on this year's No. 1 holiday gift, toy industry experts said. Retailers already have plenty of the chic gliders in stock. On Tuesday, U.S. District Court Judge Manuel R. Real granted a temporary restraining order sought by Razor USA, a Cerritos-based company and the leading scooter importer, blocking 12 competitors from making, importing or selling similar products through Dec.
BUSINESS
November 15, 2000 | Bloomberg News
Razor USA persuaded a federal judge for now to bar more than a dozen competitors in the kick-scooter market from selling what could be the most popular toy this holiday season. U.S. District Judge Manuel L. Real in Los Angeles issued a temporary restraining order that prevents companies such as Gen-X Sports Inc. and K2 Inc. from selling their brand of scooters between now and Dec. 4.
BUSINESS
November 3, 2000 | JERRY HIRSCH, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Even as shiny aluminum scooters head to the top of Christmas gift lists, the biggest seller of the toys filed a lawsuit in U.S. District Court in Los Angeles late Wednesday charging 15 competitors with a combination of patent and trade infringement. At stake is several hundred million dollars in expected sales between now and year-end.
BUSINESS
January 13, 2001 | Reuters
After a swift run as the toy of choice for American kids, sales of the formerly high-flying scooters are drying up, leaving retailers with stacks of them at discounted prices. Salespeople at Brookstone Inc., Modell's Sporting Goods and Sharper Image Corp. stores said they have discounted several brands of scooters since the holiday rush, and they didn't seem too eager to order any more.
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November 14, 2000 | BARBARA MURPHY
Variflex Inc. in Moorpark has been named in a patent infringement lawsuit filed by Razor USA of Cerritos, the manufacturer of a popular kick scooter. Razor filed the lawsuit against 16 manufacturers and distributors after receiving a U. S. patent last month on a design component for its aluminum scooters, the company said in a statement. "It is important that we move quickly to assert our ownership of the Razor scooter's proprietary and unique design," Razor President Carlton Calvin said.
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