Federal Judge Rejects Lanham Act Allegations

(July 8, 2016, 1:13 PM EDT) -- BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — A dispute over mineral and land rights was dismissed July 6 by an Alabama federal judge who found that a plaintiff failed to state a claim with regard to allegations that various defendants violated the Lanham Act (Black Diamond Land Management LLC v. Twin Pines Coal Company Inc. et al., No. 14-2333, N.D. Ala.; 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 87022).

(Decision available. Document #16-160718-006Z.)

Because plaintiff Black Diamond Land Management LLC “has utterly failed to allege plausible facts” in support of its claim of...
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