South Dakota Federal Judge Preliminarily Enjoins Trademark Usage

(February 17, 2016, 10:56 AM EST) -- RAPID CITY, S.D. — A trademark infringement plaintiff who prevailed at trial in October 2015 was issued a preliminary injunction Feb. 11 by a South Dakota federal judge (Sturgis Motorcycle Rally Inc. v. Rushmore Photo & Gifts Inc., et al., No. 11-5052, D. S.D.; 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 17887).

(Order available. Document #16-160222-024R.)

Although denying Sturgis Motorcycle Rally Inc. (SMRI)’s request for permanent injunctive relief, U.S. Judge Jeffrey L. Viken of the District of South Dakota found that defendants Rushmore Photo & Gifts Inc., JRE Inc.,...
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