Florida Federal Judge Dismisses Trademark Claims, With Leave To Amend
(September 14, 2016, 1:21 PM EDT) -- MIAMI — A contractual dispute was dismissed Sept. 12 by a Florida federal judge, who found that a plaintiff’s allegations of trademark infringement — the only alleged basis for federal jurisdiction — fail to state a claim pursuant to Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 12(b)(6) (Mainstream Advertising Inc. v. Moniker Online Services LLC, No. 16-61316, S.D. Fla.; 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 123132).
(Decision available. Document #16-160919-012Z.)
U.S. Judge Beth Bloom of the Southern District of Florida granted Mainstream Advertising Inc. leave to amend, however, to distinguish...