"Sixty, Munich" is available on the T-Shirt of contention, next to a fierce looking cartoon lion with the official club logo nothing in common, except that he is holding a lion. Because the author has sold the Shirt - according to their own information only to Known and without income, he received Mail from a law firm. In the name of the professional football KGaA of the football third division club, whose managing Director is Michael Scharold stresses, however, it was "a misunderstanding between the firm and the Merchandising GmbH". It was regulated by contract, that the Merchandising GmbH of the TSV is 1860 Munich for the enforcement of trademark rights, and appropriate warnings responsible and not the company as a KGaA.
Those marketing company is part of Ismaik and will be directed by his Trusted Anthony Power. And it was last updated against a number of supporters ' clubs legally, and not only against the cartoonist, but also against investors critical grouping "lions fans against the Right". She produced and gave away T-Shirts that display the crossed-out face of Ismaik in addition to a old-the-lion-coat-of-arms that was used up until 1973.
But also politically, yet not in appearance stepped fan club from Swabia, the left claims to shawls for their own use, "because of the use of the word brand ,TSV 1860 Munich' and the word-image brand ,Emblem'" a warning - with a bill of around 1500 Euro. In a Letter to the various supporters ' clubs Power said that as the cases were known: "We will not tolerate the brand in 1860, for discriminatory and disrespectful motives - as often occurs - is used. Commercial sale, we cannot accept of course."
managing Director Scharold is now trying to mediate between Power and the own Fans. "Of course it belongs to a professional Association to protect trademark rights in full. This is only handled for a year of intensive, is a process of change," he said, and explained, in Business language: "but also that the Fans and the environment are the most important Asset of a club."
this Asset, whether it is displayed, with the issue "sensitively". For exaggerated sensitivity to Power at the grünwalder Straße is since his time as a KGaA, the managing Director, however, is not known.