Herc Rentals, Inc. et al v. The Equipment Rental Company LLC, Civil Action No. 1:22-cv-04368-WMR (N.D. Ga., Nov. 1, 2022) Herc is a long-established equipment rental company with more than 300 locations in the U.S. and Canada, including 16 in Georgia. In 2019, The Equipment Rental Company launched […]
Real estate franchise company wins default judgment and permanent injunction against local agents’ fraudulent marketing tactics by leveraging trademark and copyright protection to swiftly combat consumer fraud.
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 […]
On March 28, 2014, HRB Innovations, Inc. (“HRBI”) of Las Vegas, Nevada, and HRB Tax Group, Inc. (“HRBTG”) of Kansas City, Missouri, filed a complaint against Fast Cash Taxes, LLC (“FCT”) of Doraville, Georgia and Gregory A. Solsrud of Atlanta, Georgia for alleged infringement of their federally registered […]
Lubin, SARL, takes on Rhinoceros Boutique and related individuals and entities in Trademark Infringement Action in the Northern District of Georgia. The verified complaint relates an intriguing story of the efforts to reestablish in the United States the brands one of the oldest active perfumeries in the world. […]
The plaintiff, Tatia Morsette (“Morsette”), acting as a representative of PM7 Entertainment Int’l, LLC (“PM7”) filed suit in the Northern District of Georgia, Atlanta Division, on January 2, 2013, against Chester A. Brewster (“Brewster”). Suit was originally brought in the Superior Court of DeKalb County, Georgia, on December […]
Northern District of Georgia dismisses copyright and state law claims brought by Master Mind Music, Inc.
Introduction On December 18, 2012, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia issued a decision dismissing a copyright infringement action and all but one of the pendent state law claims. There is no indication from that decision, however, that as to three state law claims […]