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‘Rejuvenate’ mark holder can challenge ‘REJUVenate’ (access required)

Where the defendants were allowed to use “REJUVenate” on “[a]ll-purpose disinfectants for infection control and prevention and biosecurity,” but allegedly used it on cleaning products that fall within the scope of goods covered by the plaintiff’s preexisting “Rejuvenate” mark, the ...

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Subcontractor may pursue claims for unpaid invoices (access required)

Where a subcontractor alleged that it complied with all precedent conditions before filing an action against the payment bond, that allegation was sufficient to allow its claim to proceed. And where the same subcontractor alleged it provided work beyond that ...

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Domain name must be transferred to Prudential (access required)

Where an alleged cybersquatter who held the PRU.COM domain name intended to divert customers from Prudential Insurance Company or wanted a six-figure payment for the name, and it had registered other domain names evidencing bad faith, PRU.COM was ordered transferred ...

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Conversion, fraudulent transfer rulings vs. appellants vacated (access required)

Where a landlord obtained judgments for unpaid rent and sued the tenants and others for fraudulent and voluntary conveyances, the trial court’s rulings that defendants were jointly and severally liable for the unpaid rent, attorneys’ fees and sanctions are vacated. ...

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Prevailing party can’t get expert fees in trademark appeal (access required)

Although a prevailing party can ordinarily recover its expert fees as part of its bill of costs, a unique statute requires an applicant appealing an adverse trademark decision by the United States Patent and Trademark Office, or USPTO, in federal ...

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