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NEW YORK, Sept. 15, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Inventors of the Bed Scrunchie (https://bedscrunchie.com/) Jack Nekhala and Michael Nusinkis take on Amazon in the fight to protect their intellectual property from fraudulent Chinese sellers. While Jeff Bezos and Amazon increased net worth by over $50 billion in the past six months because of the pandemic, small businesses are continuing to fight harder than ever to stay afloat. You would think Jeff Bezos would do more. President Trump vowed to lead the fight against intellectual property theft from China, but change is not happening fast enough.
When textile industry experts and friends, Jack Nekhala and Michael Nusinkis invented the Bed Scrunchie—an innovative product designed to keep your sheets and bed tight—they never imagined that they would one day fight for intellectual property rights and protect their small business from America’s largest conglomerate.
After designing the product and obtaining four US patents, months later they were selling their product on Amazon with record numbers—a dream for the duo. However, soon after the Bed Scrunchie appeared as a bestseller on Amazon, so did copycats based in China. Nekhala and Nusinkis contacted Amazon several times. However, Amazon’s response was …
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