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No confusion in marketplace over CPFA designation (access required)

Where the Chartered Financial Analyst Institute, or CFAI, presented no showing of actual confusion between its trademarks and those related to the Certified Pension Fiduciary Adviser (CPFA) program, CFAI prevailed on federal and state claims. Background CFA Institute alleges that defendants’ Certified Pension Fiduciary Adviser, or CPFA, program infringes on plaintiff’s marks relating to its own “Chartered ...