Federal Judge Grants Dismissal In Trademark Infringement, Dilution Case

(October 21, 2015, 11:14 AM EDT) -- NEW ORLEANS — Allegations that a Connecticut company’s sales of a beverage called “Gurrnaid” infringes upon a Louisiana company’s “Grenade” trademark were dismissed Oct. 19 by a Louisiana federal judge (721 Bourbon Inc. v. House of Auth LLC, No. 15-172, E.D. La.; 2015 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 141760).

(Decision available. Document #16-151102-007Z.)

According to U.S. Judge Sarah S. Vance of the Eastern District of Louisiana, plaintiff 721 Bourbon Inc. “has failed to make a prima facie showing of personal jurisdiction.”

“As such, additional discovery on personal jurisdiction...
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