9th Circuit Affirms: Defendant Had Right To Use ‘Crazy Horse’ Mark

Mealey's (July 25, 2016, 10:54 AM EDT) -- SAN FRANCISCO — Finding no genuine dispute of material fact as to the validity of a trademark co-existence agreement or as to the validity of a later assignment of rights under that agreement, the Ninth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals on July 22 upheld a Nevada federal judge’s decision to grant an infringement defendant summary judgment (Russell Road Food and Beverage LLC v. Frank Spencer, et al., No. 14-16096, 9th Cir.; 2016 U.S. App. LEXIS 13384).

(Decision available. Document #16-160801-011Z.)

According to the appellate panel of...
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