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Tatra Lawsuit thanks to Wayne Nowazek

Volkswagen was sued by Czechoslovakian car maker Tatra before WW II because the original Beetle was so similar to the Tatra T97. When Czechoslovakia was invaded by the Nazis, the production of the T97 was immediately halted, and the lawsuit dropped.

After the war, Tatra reopened the lawsuit against Volkswagen. In 1965, the matter was settled when Volkswagen paid Tatra 1,000,000 Deutsche Marks in compensation.

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Lawyers are seldom loved but often needed. - Robert B McKay

Law cannot persuade where it cannot punish. - Thomas Fuller

Lawyers are fleas on the hide of human nature. - Stephen King

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Lawyers are men who hire out their words and anger. - Robert Christy

Lawyers and painters can soon change white to black. - Henry G Bohn

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It's every man's business to see justice done. - Arthur Conan Doyle

Ignorance of the law excuses no man from practicing it. - Addison Mizner

It is an ill cause that the lawyer thinks shame o'. - John Ray

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