Travel Site’s Use Of ‘Pin’ Does Not Infringe Pinterest’s Marks, Magistrate Finds
Mealey's (October 26, 2015, 8:09 AM EDT) -- SAN FRANCISCO — Travel website operator Pintrips Inc. uses the term “pin” generically and not as a trademark, a California federal magistrate judge ruled Oct. 21, entering judgment against Pinterest Inc., which operates the popular website and social network application under that name (Pinterest Inc. v. Pintrips Inc., No. 3:13-cv-04608, N.D. Calif.; 2015 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 143394).
(Findings of fact and conclusions of law available. Document #24-151112-009Z. Judgment available. Document #24-151112-010R.)
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