Federal Judge Grants Dismissal Of Trademark Dilution Claims

(March 9, 2016, 12:47 PM EST) -- ALEXANDRIA, La. — Allegations that a defendant diluted the “Next” trademark as it is used in connection with height-adjustable work tables were rejected March 7 by a Louisiana federal judge (Baker Manufacturing Company Inc. v. Next Technologies Inc., No. 15-1630, M.D. La.; 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 29250).

(Decision available. Document #16-160321-005Z.)

The complaint by plaintiff Baker Manufacturing Co. Inc. fails to establish that the mark is widely recognized by the general consuming public, as required by the 2006 Trademark Dilution Revision Act (TDRA), U.S. Judge James...
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