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Insufficient Evidence of Substantial Revenue Derived in Georgia to Support Camouflage Copyright Infringement Claim

As previously reported here, Jordan Outdoor Enterprises, Ltd. (“Jordan”), asserted copyright infringement and unfair competition against Hubei Wild Trees Textiles Co., LTD. (“Wild Trees”) relating to camouflage patterns, seeking further to cancel a federal copyright registration.  Wild Trees sought to dismiss the action for lack of personal jurisdiction. […]

Masterbuilt Raises Heat on Sportsman’s Turkey Fryer and Electric Smoker Products

On May 6, 2014, Masterbuilt Manufacturing, Inc. (“Masterbuilt”), a Georgia corporation, filed a complaint in the Middle District of Georgia alleging trademark infringement, design and utility patent infringement, and deceptive trade practices against The Sportsman’s Guild, Inc. (“Sportsman”), a Minnesota corporation. Masterbuilt asserts ownership of U.S. Trademark Registration […]

Academic Advertising Seeks to Protect “Community College Jobs” as Trademark

On April 15, 2014, Academic Advertising, LLC (“Academic”), a Georgia based limited liability company, brought suit against Jobelephant.com, Inc., and Michael Ang (“Jobelephant”), of San Diego, California, for trademark infringement, cybersquatting, cyber piracy, and unfair competition under the Lanham Act. The complaint alleges Academic’s continuous operation of the […]

Mio Global Brings Suit For Infringement Against Smartmissimo’s “SMART mio” Athletic Monitoring Products

On April 11, 2014, Physical Enterprises, Inc. (“Mio Global”), a Canadian corporation, brought a trademark infringement action against Smartmissimo Technologies, PTE. LTD. (“Smartmissimo”), a Singapore corporation in the Northern District of Georgia.  The complaint asserts international registrations and long term use of well-know Mio® marks, including seven U.S. […]

Select Management Seeks Redress From Title Credit Over Use Of “Loan Max” Mark

On April 1, 2014, Select Management Resources, LLC of Alpharetta, Georgia (“Select”) filed a complaint against Title Credit Acceptance, LLC of Duluth, Georgia (“Title”) alleging state and federal trademark and trade dress infringement and dilution, wrongful business practices, unfair competition, and false advertising. According to the complaint, Select […]