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Tag Archives: Judge Claude M. Hilton

Trademark infringer still liable years later (access required)

Even though a cybersecurity company stopped selling goods online using an unregistered mark years before a competitor registered a similar mark, its continued use of the mark online subjected it to liability for trademark infringement. Judge Claude M. Hilton of ...

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Defendant infringed on company’s trademark (access required)

Where GoSecure owns the mark GOSECURE and operates in the cybersecurity space, a man was liable for trademark infringement for using GOSECURE on his website, blog and Twitter account, all of which contained information about cybersecurity services and goods. Background ...

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Res judicata bars fifth suit arising from same facts (access required)

Where the court previously dismissed with prejudice a suit brought by disgruntled bank customers for failure to state a claim, their current complaint — which was their fifth complaint — was substantially similar to the previously filed complaints and the ...

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Plaintiff sanctioned for ‘multiple’ Rule 11 violations (access required)

Where the plaintiff failed to support any of her claims with evidence, no reasonable person would believe the claims were factually justified and it appeared the suit was filed for an improper purpose, the plaintiff must pay the defendants’ legal ...

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Air traffic controller’s retaliation suit barred (access required)

Where an air traffic controller previously sued the Federal Aviation Administration, or FAA, alleging that a training disparity was the result of sex discrimination, and the FAA prevailed, res judicata barred his new suit alleging the same conduct was the ...

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High school’s admission requirements unconstitutional (access required)

Where a change to the admission requirements of a highly-selective high school had a substantial disparate impact on Asian American students, racial balancing is not a compelling interest and the school board’s actions were not narrowly tailored, the new admission ...

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