Georgia Federal Judge: Lanham Act Claims Over UPC Stickers Will Proceed
(February 24, 2016, 1:43 PM EST) -- ATHENS, Ga. — Universal Purchasing Code (UPC) stickers placed on quail that indicate that a plaintiff is the source of the quail when, in reality, the quail was sourced by a different supplier could lead to consumer confusion, a Georgia federal judge ruled Feb. 22 (Manchester Farms Inc. v. Supremas Inc., No. 14-44, M.D. Ga.; 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 20832).
(Decision available. Document #16-160307-008Z.)
Accordingly, U.S. Judge Clay D. Land of the Middle District of Georgia denied a motion for summary judgment by Supremas Inc. on...