Bed Head

Bed Head is a line of haircare and nail products distributed by TIGI Linea to distributors and salons worldwide. The United Kingdom based company, TIGI Linea has been producing the line since the inception of the company. The creators of the line are British stylists Toni & Guy. [cite web|url=http://www.forthehair.com/brand/tigi/|title=TIGI|accessdate=2007-08-04] The cosmetics line was first produced in 2003. [cite web|url=http://www.tigihaircare.com/uk/about/|title=About TIGI UK|accessdate=2007-08-04] A line produced by the company, called Boby by Bed Head, was released and is under a UK patent. [cite web|url=http://www.ipo.gov.uk/tm/t-journal/t-tmj/journals/6650/domestic/2426166.html|title=Product description|accessdate=2007-08-04] Other lines produced by the company are being distributed by the Helen of Troy company as of May 2007. [cite news|url=http://money.cnn.com/news/newsfeeds/articles/prnewswire/LATU09110072007-1.htm|title=Helen of Troy Limited Reports Record First Quarter Sales and Net Earnings Increase of 51.5%|accessdate=2007-08-04|date=2007-07-10|publisher=CNN Money] As of July 2007, the product line was chosen to be used by the world famous Dallas Cowboy Cheerleaders. [cite web|url=http://www.dallascowboys.com/cheerleaders/news_detail.cfm?id=0B836CA7-AE13-7D35-1441EBA4BE6826BC|title=Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders Announce Newest Team Member|publisher=Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders|date=2007-07-27|accessdate=2007-08-04] Before staring in the American TV show Passions, Central American actor Adrian Bellani was a spokesperson and model for the products. [cite web|url=http://adrianbellani.net/biography.php|title=Adrian Bellani biography|accessdate=2007-08-04]

In March 2003, the producers of the products and Health Canada issued a notice about counterfeit products being sold in Canada. The recalled products said to contain Enterobacter gergoviae or Burkholderia cepecia, which at most causes infections if applied to the eyes. [cite press release|url=http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/ahc-asc/media/advisories-avis/2003/2003_31_e.html|title=Additional lot numbers of counterfeit TIGI hair products recalled|publisher=Health Canada|date=2003-05-16|accessdate=2007-08-04] [cite news|url=http://www.cbc.ca/news/story/2003/05/16/shampoorecall_030516.html|title=Counterfeit shampoo may be contaminated: Health Canada|publisher=CBC News|date=2003-05-16|accessdate=2007-08-04] This case, along with others, is one motivation to toughen the intellectual property laws in Canada. [cite paper|first=Brian andOsmond, Carol|last=Isaac|url=http://209.85.135.104/search?q=cache:frqSKMX2mlgJ:www.cacn.ca|title=The need for legal reform in Canada to address intellectual property crime|publisher=Canadian Anti-Counterfeiting Network|date=January 2006|accessdate=2007-08-04]

References

External links

* [http://www.tigihaircare.com/ Official site]
* [http://www.bedheadappliances.com/ Bed Head: Hair dryers and styling irons]


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