1st Circuit Partly Affirms, Partly Reverses In Lanham Act Case

Mealey's (August 3, 2015, 1:09 PM EDT) -- BOSTON — A Massachusetts federal judge’s injunction was partly reversed July 16 by the First Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals, on grounds that it mandates attribution of certain trademarks despite finding that a plaintiff was unlikely to succeed on the merits of a false advertising claim (Arborjet Inc. v. Rainbow Treecare Scientific Advancements Inc., No. 14-2324, 1st Cir.; 2015 U.S. App. LEXIS 12300).

(Decision. Document #16-150803-002Z.)

However, according to the appellate panel of Circuit Judges Bruce M. Selya and Kermit V. Lipez, along with retired U.S....
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