Webster Lock & Co. v. Webster Locksmith, et al.

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This was an action for trademark infringement and false designation of origin under Section 43(a) of the Lanham Act, 15 U.S. §1125(a), and unfair competition under the common law and New York General Business Law §349.

The plaintiff, Webster Lock & Co., was a leading supplier of locksmith products and services in New York. Defendant, a competitor, established a business under the name Webster Locksmith Express, Inc. and was actively promoting, marketing, offering for sale, and selling locksmith services and products in an effort to mislead and confuse prospective purchasers. The complaint alleged a deliberate attempt to divert sales away from Plaintiff, a market leader in the sale of locksmith products and provider of locksmith services, including by use of misleading telephone listings, affirmative representations to inquiring consumers and other unlawful means

The case was settled by entry of a stipulated injunction.

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Reference Info:Pleadings | Federal, 2nd Circuit, New York | United States


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