Tag Archive for: trademark infringement

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If a business in Florida is sued for trademark infringement, do they have to stop using the logo?

Harbor Shores, FL—When a trademark infringement lawsuit is filed, the party filing is not limited to only requesting damages (i.e. monetary relief) from the infringing party, but they can also ask the court to issue an order that prohibits…
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What damages can be recovered when suing for trademark infringement in Florida?

Eldorado, FL—A trademark is a symbol, logo, or even a phrase that is often used by businesses to distinguish themselves from competitors. Trademarks are considered property and can only be used by the party it belongs to. When another person…
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What if someone uses a symbol that is already trademarked by a business in the U.S.?

Orlando, FL—If someone uses a business’s symbol such as a logo that has already been trademarked in the U.S. without first receiving permission to do so, they may be guilty of trademark infringement. For instance, if the use of the trademark…
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Orlando, Florida, What should a business owner do if they are a victim of trademark infringement?

A trademark is a “word, phrase, symbol, and/or design that identifies and distinguishes the source of the goods of one party from those of others” [Source: United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO)]. The yellow “M” symbol that…
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Orlando, Florida, Vietnamese Bakery Sues Competitor for Using Nearly the Same Name

The owners of Paris Bánh Mì Café Bakery located in Orlando’s Mills 50 District are suing a former business partner for opening up a similar type of bakery and using a name that is nearly identical to theirs [Source: Orlando Sentinel].…