Antitrust Claim Dismissed, Lanham Act Claim Survives In New York Lawsuit

(October 28, 2016, 12:34 PM EDT) -- NEW YORK — A New York federal judge on Oct. 27 agreed with a plaintiff that counterclaims of antitrust violations and commercial disparagement by a trademark infringement defendant are ripe for dismissal (Dentsply International Inc. v. Dental Brands for Less d/b/a Dental Wholesale Direct, No. 15-8775, S.D. N.Y.; 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 149139).

(Decision available.  Document #16-161107-021Z.)

According to U.S. Judge Lorna G. Schofield of the Southern District of New York, however, allegations by defendant Dental Brands for Less, doing business as Dental Wholesale Direct (Dental...
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