Illinois Federal Judge Denies Summary Judgment In Mark Cancellation Dispute
Mealey's (March 13, 2018, 2:46 PM EDT) -- CHICAGO — A plaintiff seeking review of a cancellation by the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB) of three trademarks relating to cigarette rolling papers was denied summary judgment by an Illinois federal judge on March 12 (DRL Enterprises Inc. v. North Atlantic Operating Company Inc., et al., No. 16-8384, N.D. Ill., 2018 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 40191).
(Decision available. Document #16-180319-060Z.)
According to U.S. Judge Ruben Castillo of the Northern District of Illinois, contrary to the assertions of DRL Enterprises Inc., disputed issues of material fact...