Category: Northern District of Georgia

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 […]

Gorilla Warfare Initiated on Playsets Trademarks

On April 9, 2014, PlayNation Play Systems, Inc. d/b/a Gorilla Playsets (“PlayNation”) brought suit against Velex Corporation d/b/a Gorilla Gym (“Velex”) for trademark infringement of its Registered Trademark GORILLA PLAYSETS® – U.S. Registration No. 2,834,525, issued April 20, 2004.  The complaint seeks cancellation of Velex’s GORILLA GYM mark […]

T-12 Entertainment Speaks Up in Trademark Complaint Over Use of “I Plead the 5th” Mark

On March 24, 2014, T-12 Entertainment, LLC and Kareem Hawthorne, both of Georgia (collectively, “Plaintiffs”), filed a complaint against Young Kings Enterprises, Inc., Ego Entertainment, LLC., Troy Williams, Anthony Adighibe, Charles Bryant Bourgeois, Desmond Key, Dae’shawn Shelton, and Korey Felder, all of Georgia, and Fred Clark, of Texas, […]

Intellectual Property in the Gutter: Claims Construed in Sewer Line Resin Lining Patent Dispute

Sumner C. Rosenberg issued a Special Master’s Report and Recommendation construing terms at issue in three patents — U.S. Patent Nos. 5,927,341 (“the ‘341 patent”), 6,337,114 (“the ‘114 patent”), and 6,899,832 (“the ‘832 patent”) — asserted by Insituform Technologies, Inc., and INA Acquisition Corp. (collectively “ITI”) against AMerik Supplies, Inc., and Erik Nielsen who […]