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A.V. by Versace, Inc. v. Gianni Versace, S.p.A.
87 F. Supp. 2d 281 (S.D.N.Y. 2000)
Albert Furst von Thurn und Taxis v. Karl Prince von Thurn und Taxis
2006 WL 2289847 (S.D.N.Y. Aug. 8, 2006)
Avery Dennison Corp. v. Sumpton
999 F. Supp. 1337 (C.D. Cal. 1998), rev'd, 189 F.3d 868 (9th Cir. 1999)
Carl v. bernardjcarl.com
Cerruti 1881, S.A. v. Cerruti, Inc.
45 U.S.P.Q.2d 1957 (S.D.N.Y. 1998)
Dawson v. Brandsberg
2006 WL 2915234 (W.D. Va. Oct. 10, 2006)
Dluhos v. Strasberg
321 F.3d 365 (3d Cir. 2003) (reversing and remanding district court’s decision); 2005 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 34385 (D. N.J. June 23, 2005) (defendant’s motions for summary judgment)
Ed Kalis Memorial Services, LLC v. McIntee Holdings, LLC
932 So. 2d 491 (Fla. App. 4th Dist. 2006)
Einhorn v. Mergatroyd Productions
426 F.Supp.2d 189 (S.D.N.Y. 2006)
Ford Motor Co. v. Ford Fin. Solutions, Inc.
103 F. Supp. 2d 1126 (N.D. Iowa 2000)
Hensley Mfg., Inc. v. Propride, Inc.
2008 WL 2514060 (E.D. Mich. June 19, 2008)
Her, Inc. v. Re/Max First Choice, LLC
468 F. Supp. 2d 964 (S.D. Ohio 2007) (granting preliminary injunction against use of disputed domain names); 2007 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 94629 (S.D. Ohio Dec. 12, 2007) (amending preliminary injunction to transfer disputed domain names to plaintiff)
Knight-McConnell v. Cummins
2004 U.S. Dist LEXIS 14746 (S.D.N.Y. July 29, 2004)
Lamparello v. Falwell
360 F. Supp. 2d 768 (E.D. Va. 2004), rev’d and remanded, 420 F. 3d 309 (4th Cir. 2005)
Lewittes v. Cohen
2004 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 9467 (S.D.N.Y. May 26, 2004)
N.Y. Stock Exch., Inc. v. Gahary
196 F. Supp. 2d 401 (S.D.N.Y. 2002)
Nissan Motor Co. v. Nissan Computer Corp.
Peaceable Planet, Inc. v. Ty, Inc.
2003 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 14937 (N.D. Ill. Aug. 28, 2003), rev’d in part and remanded, 2004 U.S. App. LEXIS 6326 (7th Cir. Apr. 2, 2004)
Philbrick v. eNom, Inc.
593 F. Supp. 2d 352 (D.N.H. 2009)
Ptak Bros. Jewelry, Inc. v. Ptak
2007 WL 1536934 (S.D.N.Y. May 29, 2007) (granting motion for preliminary injunction); 2007 WL 1839379 (S.D.N.Y. June 22, 2007) (preliminary injunction order)
Registral.com v. Fisher Controls Int'l, Inc.
2001 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 10002 (S.D. Tex. June 28, 2001)
Salle v. Meadows
2007 WL 4463920 (M.D. Fla. Dec. 17, 2007)
Schmidheiny v. Weber
146 F. Supp. 2d 701 (E.D. Pa. 2001) (motion to dismiss for lack of standing), 164 F. Supp. 2d 484 (E.D. Pa. 2001) (motion to dismiss counterclaims), 2002 U.S. Dist LEXIS 11852 (E.D. Pa. Feb. 14, 2002) (cross motions for summary judgment), rev'd and remanded, 319 F.3d 581(3d Cir. 2003).
Spiegel & Assocs. v. Spiegel
2008 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 100558 (E.D. Va. Dec. 11, 2008)
Stayart v. Yahoo! Inc.
2009 WL 2840478 (E.D. Wis. Aug. 28, 2009) (granting defendant’s motion to dismiss); --- F.3d ----, 2010 WL 3785147 (7th Cir. Sept. 30, 2010) (affirming the district court’s dismissal of plaintiff’s complaint)
Tillery v. Leonard & Sciolla, LLP
437 F. Supp. 2d 312 (E.D. Pa. 2006)
Utah Lighthouse Ministry, Inc. v. Discovery Computing, Inc.
2007 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 21978 (D. Utah March 26, 2007), aff’d, 527 F.3d 1045 (10th Cir. 2008)
Wright v. Domain Source, Inc.
2002 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 16024 (N.D. Ill. Aug. 28, 2002)