Texas Federal Judge Sides With Copyright, Trademark Plaintiff

Mealey's (August 3, 2015, 1:08 PM EDT) -- DALLAS — A plaintiff seeking a declaration of invalidity and noninfringement of various copyrights, trademarks and trade dress rights asserted in connection with “replica bullets” prevailed July 27 in Texas federal court (Provident Precious Metals LLC v. Northwest Territorial Mint LLC, No. 13-2942, N.D. Texas.; 2015 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 97338).

(Decision available. Document #16-150803-021Z.)

According to U.S. Judge Barbara M.G. Lynn of the Northern District of Texas, Northwest Territorial Mint LLC (NWTM)’s purported trademarks “Silver Bullet Bullion”( SBB), “Copper Bullet Bullion” (CBB) and “Bullet Bullion” (BB)...
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