Sunbelt Lighting, LLC

24 Cited authorities

  1. Inwood Laboratories v. Ives Laboratories

    456 U.S. 844 (1982)   Cited 1,103 times   15 Legal Analyses
    Holding that secondary liability for trademark infringement arises when a manufacturer or distributor intentionally induces another to infringe
  2. Coach Services, Inc. v. Triumph Learning LLC

    668 F.3d 1356 (Fed. Cir. 2012)   Cited 73 times   4 Legal Analyses
    Holding that evidence was insufficient to establish COACH mark used with handbags and leather goods met fame threshold for federal dilution claim
  3. In re E. I. DuPont DeNemours & Co.

    476 F.2d 1357 (C.C.P.A. 1973)   Cited 164 times   24 Legal Analyses
    Listing thirteen factors relevant to likelihood of confusion determination
  4. Palm Bay Imp. v. Veuve Clicquot Ponsardin

    396 F.3d 1369 (Fed. Cir. 2005)   Cited 53 times   3 Legal Analyses
    Finding similarity between VEUVE ROYALE and two VEUVE CLICQUOT marks in part because VEUVE "remains a ‘prominent feature’ as the first word in the mark and the first word to appear on the label"
  5. In re Nat. Data Corp.

    753 F.2d 1056 (Fed. Cir. 1985)   Cited 58 times
    Holding that a "likelihood of confusion cannot be predicated on dissection of a mark"
  6. In re Viterra Inc.

    671 F.3d 1358 (Fed. Cir. 2012)   Cited 18 times   3 Legal Analyses
    Holding that "any minor differences in the sound of [X–Seed and XCEED marks for agricultural seeds] may go undetected by consumers and, therefore, would not be sufficient to distinguish the marks"
  7. In re Chippendales USA, Inc.

    622 F.3d 1346 (Fed. Cir. 2010)   Cited 17 times   3 Legal Analyses
    Holding that whether the trade dress was "a common basic shape or design" was "inapplicable" because "there has been no showing that the [trade dress] is common generally"
  8. Stone Lion Capital Partners, L.P. v. Lion Capital LLP

    746 F.3d 1317 (Fed. Cir. 2014)   Cited 13 times
    Reviewing the weight given to the similarity-of-the-marks factor for legal error
  9. Juice Generation, Inc. v. GS Enterprises LLC

    794 F.3d 1334 (Fed. Cir. 2015)   Cited 11 times   1 Legal Analyses
    Vacating and remanding where the Board did not properly assess all relevant evidence
  10. In re Nett Designs, Inc.

    236 F.3d 1339 (Fed. Cir. 2001)   Cited 23 times
    Finding that prior registrations of marks including the term ULTIMATE "do not conclusively rebut the Board's finding that ULTIMATE is descriptive in the context of this mark"
  11. Section 1051 - Application for registration; verification

    15 U.S.C. § 1051   Cited 3,275 times   80 Legal Analyses
    Requiring for use-based registration "such number of specimens or facsimiles of the mark as used as may be required by the Director"
  12. Section 1052 - Trademarks registrable on principal register; concurrent registration

    15 U.S.C. § 1052   Cited 1,442 times   205 Legal Analyses
    Granting authority to refuse registration to a trademark that so resembles a registered mark "as to be likely, when used on or in connection with the goods of the applicant, to cause confusion, or to cause mistake, or to deceive"
  13. Section 1057 - Certificates of registration

    15 U.S.C. § 1057   Cited 881 times   4 Legal Analyses
    Permitting amendment to a registered mark so long as that amendment “does not alter materially the character of the mark”