Trademark Infringement Cases
There have been several trademark infringement cases in Utah involving small businesses. Here are a few examples:
Legacy Flooring v. Synergy Flooring: In 2018, Legacy Flooring, a Utah-based flooring company, sued Synergy Flooring, another Utah-based flooring company, for trademark infringement. The case centered on Synergy Flooring’s use of a logo that Legacy Flooring claimed was confusingly similar to its own trademarked logo. The case was ultimately settled out of court.
Draper Holding Company v. The Carlisle Group: In 2012, Draper Holding Company, a Utah-based real estate development company, sued The Carlisle Group, another Utah-based real estate development company, for trademark infringement. The case centered on The Carlisle Group’s use of the name “Draper Peaks” to describe a development project, which Draper Holding Company claimed was confusingly similar to its own trademarked name “The Peaks at Draper.” The case was ultimately settled out of court.
BizKidz Academy v. BizKidz Utah: In 2014, BizKidz Academy, a Utah-based educational company, sued BizKidz Utah, another Utah-based educational company, for trademark infringement. The case centered on BizKidz Utah’s use of the name “BizKidz” to describe its educational programs, which BizKidz Academy claimed was confusingly similar to its own trademarked name. The case was ultimately settled out of court.
Small businesses in Utah and elsewhere can face significant challenges when it comes to protecting their trademarks, as they may lack the resources to mount a strong legal defense. However, trademark law provides strong protections for trademark owners, and with the help of a skilled attorney, small businesses can successfully assert their rights and secure damages for trademark infringement.
If you’re a small business owner in Utah, facing a trademark infringement case can be daunting. As seen in the examples listed above, even companies within the same state can face disputes over their intellectual property. However, you don’t have to go through it alone. Our law firm and professional attorney have extensive experience in handling trademark infringement cases and can help you navigate the legal process. With our help, you can protect your business’s valuable intellectual property rights and secure damages for any infringement that has occurred. Contact us today to schedule a consultation and let us help you protect what’s rightfully yours.