A Springfield company accused of conspiring to create a national advertising campaign to sell a knock-off cat toy has lost its appeal to reopen the lawsuit against it so it can seek attorneys’ fees. A three-judge panel of the 8th ...Read More »
Defendants appealed from the grant of plaintiff’s motion to voluntarily dismiss without prejudice. Plaintiff had alleged that defendants advertised and marketed an infringing product but never actually manufactured it or delivered it to customers. Defendants moved to dismiss, arguing that ...Read More »
Defendant adopted the name Federated National Holding Company. Plaintiff became concerned defendant’s name was confusingly similar to its own, and the parties entered a coexistence agreement under which defendant agreed to adopt a new name within seven years and provide ...Read More »
Plaintiff filed a trademark-infringement suit after obtaining incontestability status for its mark that carried a presumption of secondary meaning, which a prior jury rejected. Defendant filed counterclaims alleging plaintiff obtained incontestability status through fraud. The district court entered judgment for ...Read More »
A small St. Louis graphic design firm is taking on Microsoft Corp. over the use of the name “Bing.” Bing! Information Design sued Microsoft on Wednesday in St. Louis Circuit Court, alleging trademark infringement and unfair competition over the name ...Read More »
A federal trademark infringement lawsuit involving a dispute over the numerals 888 and 800 ended Friday with six new digits in favor of the plaintiff. U.S. District Judge James England awarded a $600,000 judgment to a Joplin legal referral service, ...
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