2nd Circuit Affirms Summary Judgment In Lanham Act Dispute
(January 11, 2016, 10:22 AM EST) -- NEW YORK — Allegations that McGraw-Hill Cos. Inc. committed false advertising by making misleading comparisons between the quantity of construction project data offered by itself and a plaintiff were properly rejected on summary judgment, the Second Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals ruled Jan. 8 (Reed Construction Data Inc. v. McGraw-Hill Companies Inc., No. 14-4022, 2nd Cir.; 2016 U.S. App. LEXIS 111).
(Decision available. Document #16-160119-015Z.)
According to the appellate panel of Circuit Judges Ralph K. Winter, Reena Raggi and Christopher F. Droney, although the statements in...