Category Archives: Business Litigation

Lanham Act Interpreted Regarding Likelihhood of Consfusion Between Designer Handbags

Louis Vuitton has used many federally registered trademarks for its products since 1896. The company sued a retailer alleging trademark infringement due to likely confusion in the marketplace due to the similarity of the retailer’s handbags to the Multicolore trademark used by Vuitton. After its motion for a preliminary injunction […]

Rules on Legal Fees for Receiver Should be Revised, Says Appeals Panel

An appeals court urged the Legislature to revise a provision of the Business Corporation Law limiting fees of court-appointed receivers. The Court criticized the unfairness of Business Corporation law sec. 1217, which in the case of Application of Jakubowicz, 5875N, amounted to only $15 per hour. The receiver spent nearly […]