5th Circuit Vacates Preliminary Injunction In Dispute Over Band Name

(March 10, 2016, 12:36 PM EST) -- NEW ORLEANS — A Texas federal judge erroneously concluded that two plaintiffs satisfied the elements required for a preliminary injunction when he ordered a trademark infringement defendant to transfer control of a Facebook account to his former managers, the Fifth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals ruled March 8 (Emerald City Management LLC and Emerald City Band Inc. v. Jordan Kahn and Jordan Kahn Music Company LLC, No. 15-40446, 5th Cir.).

(Decision available. Document #16-160321-007Z.)

The appellate panel of Circuit Judges James L. Dennis, Jennifer Walker Elrod...
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