Panel: Claims Looked, Walked, Quacked Like Typical Trademark Infringement Claims
Mealey's (August 30, 2016, 10:28 AM EDT) -- CINCINNATI — The Sixth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals on Aug. 26 affirmed a lower federal court’s finding that an insurer has no duty to defend its insured against an underlying trademark dispute, concluding that the underlying claims “looked, walked, and quacked only like typical trademark infringement claims—not unpled disparagement or trade dress claims” (S. Bertram, Inc. v. Citizens Insurance Company of America, No. 15-2552, 6th Cir.; 2016 U.S. App. LEXIS 15886).
(Opinion available. Document #13-160901-016Z.)
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