No Consumer Confusion On Use Of Navajo Mark By Retailers, Judge Finds
(September 28, 2016, 7:20 AM EDT) -- ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — The Navajo Nation is not entitled to summary judgment on its trademark infringement claim against several retailers because the tribe did not prove that the retailers’ use of the tribe’s trademark caused confusion as a matter of law, a New Mexico federal judge held Sept. 19 (The Navajo Nation, et al. v. Urban Outfitters, Inc., et al., No. 12-195, D. N.M.).
(Memorandum opinion and order available. Document #96-161014-017Z.)
In 2012, the Navajo Nation and two of its companies, Dine Development Corp....