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Direct competition + literally false advertising don't equal standing without more

Brave Law Firm, LLC v. Truck Accident Lawyers Gp., Inc., No. 17-1156-EFM-GEB, 2018 WL 3122172 (D. Kan. Jun. 26, 2018)Brave sued its personal injury law firm rivals (TALG) under the Lanham Act and Kansas state law based on allegations of … Continue reading

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When is a literally false statement claiming 35% savings immaterial?

SourceOne Dental, Inc. v. Patterson Cos., No. 15-cv-5440, 2018 WL 3038503 (E.D.N.Y. Jun. 19, 2018)This is an interesting case to contrast to yesterday’s Seventh Circuit case finding that “monster” imagery making no specific health claims was false advertising. Here we … Continue reading

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allowing TM to be used to describe a different entity could be literally false lawyer advertising

Rosenbaum & Associates, P.C. v. Morgan & Morgan, 2018 WL 1768050, No. 17-4250 (E.D. Pa. Apr. 12, 2018)Rosenbaum sued various Morgan defendants for false advertising of personal injury lawyering services in Philadelphia.  Defendants started advertising Morgan & Morgan’s personal injury … Continue reading

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Lawyer Sues the Pants off Dry Cleaner (Literally!)

A lawyer (and ALJ) is suing his dry cleaner for losing his pants – to the tune of $65 million dollars.   This is another one of those stories you are destined to hear repeated at family gatherings – and … Continue reading

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