False Advertising Holding, Disgorged Profits Affirmed By 10th Circuit

Mealey's (August 4, 2015, 12:02 PM EDT) -- DENVER — The 10th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals on July 31 agreed with a Colorado federal judge that a defendant’s online statements about a competitor amounted to false advertising under Section 1125(a) of the Lanham Act (General Steel Domestic Sales LLC d/b/a General Steel Corp. v. Ethan Daniel Chumley and Atlantic Building Systems LLC d/b/a Armstrong Steel Corp., Nos. 14-1119 and 14-1121, 10th Cir.; 2015 U.S. App. LEXIS 13356).

(Decision available. Document #16-150817-002Z.)

According to the panel of Circuit Judges Harris L. Hartz, Neil M....
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