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Court spares third-party service providers from contributory trademark infringement
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • January 14 2014

Trademark owners frustrated by cybersquatting will not be able to sue third-party service providers for contributory infringement, according to a new


Facebook sufficiently pleads Lanham Act claims against Teachbook
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • March 23 2012

Judge Aspen denied defendant Teachbook’s motion to dismiss plaintiff Facebook’s Lanham Act complaint


Similar claims do not alone warrant joinder
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • June 20 2014

Judge Darrah denied defendants’ (collectively “Arrowsound”) Fed. R. Civ. P. 12(b)(6) motion to dismiss, but granted Arrowsound’s motion to sever. The


Defendant waived personal jurisdiction by its actions, if not its filings
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • May 20 2011

Judge Zagel denied defendant Azteca Products' ("Azteca") Fed. R. Civ. P. 12(b)(2) motion to dismiss for lack of personal jurisdiction in this Lanham Act case


No personal jurisdiction based upon a passive website and a single advertisement
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • February 3 2012

Judge Pallmeyer granted defendants PSMJ Resources' ("PSMJ") and Oser Communications' ("Oser") motion to dismiss for lack of personal jurisdiction in this Lanham Act case involving plaintiff Modern Trade Communications' ("MTC") rights in its Metal Construction News mark for a metal industry trade publication


Determining senior user is not an issue for motion to dismiss
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • February 1 2012

Judge Der-Yeghiayan granted plaintiffs' motion to dismiss defendants' counterclaims and denied Moderna's motion to dismiss Arcadia's claims in this Lanham Act case involving Arcadia's TOPSHOP and Moderna's TOP SHOP TV marks


Parties must get counsel or face default judgment
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • June 27 2011

Judge Dow gave defendants in this trademark infringement suit a deadline for obtaining counsel, or in the case of the individual defendants filing a notice of pro se representation


Case split based upon differing forum selection clauses
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • October 21 2011

Moran Indus. Inc. v. Baker, No. 10 C 7653, Slip Op. (N.D. Ill. May 27, 2011) (Hibbler, Sen. J.). Judge Hibbler granted in part defendant's motion to dismiss and transfer in this Lanham Act case over Mr. Transmission and Meineke Car Care Center marks


Plaintiff "strikes out": expert can be both testifying and consulting
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • September 26 2011

Judge Denlow, with a nod to baseball's opening day, denied plaintiff Sara Lee's motion to compel expert discovery from defendants (collectively "Kraft Foods") in this trademark dispute


Party cannot lack standing to be sued
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • September 28 2011

Judge Lindberg denied the Burgett Bros. defendants' and the ASC defendant's motions to dismiss plaintiff's trademark infringement claims related to the GEORGE STECK marks for pianos