Non-Direct Competitors May Sue Under the Lanham Act, Doctrine of Prudential Standing Eliminated

The Supreme Court of the United States swept away the different standards for Lanham Act prudential standing previously applied by the courts of appeals, and expressly discarded the amorphous concept of prudential standing in all federal statutory cases.

 

Topics:  Corporate Counsel, False Advertising, Lanham Act, Lexmark, Lexmark v Static Control Components, SCOTUS, Standing

Published In: Civil Procedure Updates, Communications & Media Updates, Constitutional Law Updates, Intellectual Property Updates

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