Date: July 2021
Faier’s IP world: LAW TIGERS vs. TIGER LAW. Lessons on piercing the corporate veil in a trademark matter. American Assoc. of Motorcyle Injury Lawyers, Inc. v. HP3 Law, LLC and Howard Piggee III. USDC-N.Il. 2021 WL 3054799. July 20, 2021.
Hon. Judge Gary Feinerman does a good job of running through Motion to Dismiss analysis filed by the defendant, in this case, resulting in a denial of that motion. Plaintiff proffers evidence of years of use of its LAW TIGER registered trademark in 24 states along with substantial evidence of sales and promotional investment. To […]read more
Faier’s View on the Northern District of Illinois / CA7 Trademark Decisions: CA7 says stay district court matter where prior-filed state matter may result in those claims being barred pursuant to Res Judicada – Legat v. Legat Architects, 2021 WL 2566771 (June 23, 2021)
Today’s trademark decision, released June 23, 2021), turns on a co-pending matter under Illinois law brought under the Illinois Deceptive Trade Practices Act, Illinois Consumer Fraud and Deceptive Trade Practices Act. Legat sued his old firm under the Lanham Act arguing that they were unjustly enriched using the LEGAT mark. The firm argued that they […]read more