Visa v JSL

Brief of Appellee


In October 2002, credit card giant Visa convinced a Las Vegas federal court to prevent a small business from using the term "evisa" and the domain "" for its website offering travel, foreign language, and other multilingual applications and services. The court ruled that JSL Corp.s website, run by Joe Orr from his apartment, "diluted" Visa's trademark, even though the site uses the word "visa" in its ordinary dictionary definition, not in relation to credit card services.

This is plaintiff/appellee's brief on appeal.

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Reference Info:Appellate Brief | Federal, 9th Circuit | United States

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