Category: trade dress

Modtruss Stumbles on “Same” Problem with Battlefrog Obstacles – Motion for Preliminary Injunctive Relief Denied

This post follows up on this post on Judge Ross’s Order of June 6, 2016, in which she allowed Modtruss, Inc. (“Modtruss”), to clarify its intent with regard to a prior motion for a temporary restraining order and preliminary injunction against Defendant, Battlefrog LLC (“Battlefrog”).  Escaping the  technical […]

Judge Ross Examines Morass of Pleadings and Refines Dispute to Supported Claims of Patent, Copyright, and Trade Dress Infringement

In an earlier post today we reported on the Third Amended Complaint filed by Lisa Duer (“Duer”), a resident of Woodstock, Georgia, alleging patent infringement, trademark infringement, copyright infringement, and trade dress infringement action against Bensussen Deutsch & Associates, Inc. (“BDA”), a Washington corporation, and Eli Lilly and […]

Individual Inventor Alleges Eli Lilly and BDA Overdosed on Patented Dosage Adherence Tool

In the latest chapter of a year-long battle between an individual inventor and two companies, Lisa Duer (“Duer”), a resident of Woodstock, Georgia, filed her Third Amended Complaint alleging patent infringement, trademark infringement, copyright infringement, and trade dress infringement action on July 24, 2015 against Bensussen Deutsch & Associates, […]

Gutter Battle Reignites With New Action

In the latest salvo exchanged between two competing drainage product companies, Invisaflow, LLC (“Invisaflow”), based in Alpharetta, Georgia, filed a complaint in the Northern District of Georgia against competitors Euramax International, Inc. and Euramax Holdings, Inc. (collectively “Euramax”), both based in Norcross, Georgia, alleging that Euramax infringes its […]

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 […]

Ganz USA and Noelle LLC file copyright complaint against Transpac, Inc.

On January 10, 2014 Ganz USA LLC (“Ganz”) of Marietta, Georgia and Noelle LLC (“Noelle”) of Cannon Falls, Minnesota (collectively, “plaintiffs”) filed a complaint against Transpac Imports, Inc.(“Transpac”) of Vacaville, California, alleging copyright infringement and Federal trade dress infringement, unfair competition and false advertising under 15 U.S.C. § […]

Recent Trademark Cases Filed in Georgia

The following is a summary of recent trademark suits filed in the Georgia district courts:The Trade Secrets of Logistics Warehouse Solutions, Inc. (“WSI”) of Rochelle Park, New Jersey, filed suit against Platinum Circle Technologies, LLC, Platinum Circle Holdings, LLC, James Hamilton, Gregory Philman, Lamar Whitley, all of Alpharetta, […]

Titanic Lawsuit Launched to Sink Competing Enterprise

On February 26, 2013, RMS Titanic, Inc. and Premier Exhibitions, Inc. (collectively “RMST”) initiated suit in the Northern District of Georgia, Atlanta Division, against Thomas Zaller, Imagine Exhibitions, Inc., and Imagine Exhibitions PTE, Ltd. (collectively “Zaller”), for conversion, contractual breach, unjust enrichment, fraud and fraudulent inducement, trade dress […]