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Composer Wants "Medici" Trademark
Highest Court S.D. New York
Year Ended 2010
Plaintiffs Rose, Jerome
Defendants Film Distributor(s)
Film Producer(s)
Other No Other parties on file
Short Description Plaintiff, a company created by accomplished concert pianist Jerome Rose to market his DVDs and CDs, sued Defendant, a distributor of classical music under the labels "Medici Arts" and "Medici Masters", for infringement and unfair use of its trademark under the Lanham Act and NY state law. The court granted Defendant's motion for summary judgment, holding that the trademarks in dispute are dissimilar and unlikely to cause confusion among prospective purchasers, and that Plaintiff failed to establish bad faith, actual confusion, or a likelihood of confusion. - SKR

Legal Issues
Civil Procedure Interlocutory Orders Preliminary Injunction
Trademarks & Unfair Competition Federal (Lanham Act) Trademark Infringement


Opinions Medici Classics Productions, LLC v. Medici Group, LLC
683 F.Supp.2d 304
S.D. New York , February 09, 2010 ( No. 07 Civ. 9938(RJH) )


Medici Classics Productions, LLC v. Medici Group, LLC
590 F.Supp.2d 548
S.D. New York , December 13, 2008 ( No. 07 Civ. 9938(RJH) )


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Related Searches Parties
Film Distributor(s) ( Defendant )
Film Producer(s) ( Defendant )
Rose, Jerome ( Plaintiff )

Legal Issues
Civil Procedure / Interlocutory Orders / Preliminary Injunction
Trademarks & Unfair Competition / Federal (Lanham Act) / Trademark Infringement

Courts
S.D. New York (highest court)


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