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Cases Finding No Likelihood of Confusion

1-800 Contacts, Inc. v. WhenU.com, Inc.
309 F. Supp. 2d 467 (S.D.N.Y. 2003) (plaintiff’s motion for preliminary injunction), rev’d and remanded, 414 F.3d 400 (2d. Cir. 2005)
Bayer Healthcare, LLC v. Nagrom, Inc.
2004 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 19454 (D. Kan. Sept. 7, 2004)
Best Vacuum, Inc. v. Ian Design, Inc.
2005 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 9795 (N.D. Ill. Jan. 18, 2005) (plaintiff’s motion for preliminary injunction); 2006 WL 3486879 (N.D. Ill. Nov. 29, 2006) (defendant’s motion for summary judgment)
Bigstar Entm't, Inc. v. Next Big Star, Inc.
105 F. Supp. 2d 185 (S.D.N.Y. 2000)
Bijur Lubricating Corp. v. Devco Corp.
332 F. Supp. 2d 722 (D.N.J. 2004)
Bosley Medical Inst. v. Kremer
2004 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 8336 (S.D. Cal. Apr. 29, 2004), aff’d in part and rev’d in part, 403 F.3d 672 (9th Cir. 2005)
Chatam Int'l, Inc. v. Bodum, Inc.
157 F. Supp. 2d 549 (E.D. Pa. 2001) (summary judgment), aff’d, 40 Fed. Appx. 685 (3d Cir. 2002)
Checkpoint Sys., Inc. v. Check Point Software Techs., Inc.
104 F. Supp. 2d 427 (D.N.J. 2000)
Designer Skin, LLC v. S & L Vitamins, Inc.
560 F. Supp. 2d 811 (D. Ariz. 2008)
Echo Drain v. Newsted
307 F. Supp. 2d 1116 (C.D. Cal. 2003)
Google Inc. v. American Blind and Wallpaper Factory, Inc.
74 U.S.P.Q. 2d 1385 (N.D. Cal. 2007) (Google’s motion to dismiss); U.S. Dist. LEXIS 32450 (N.D. Cal. Apr. 18, 2007) (Cross-motion for summary judgment)
GreenPoint Fin. Corp. v. Sperry & Hutchinson Co.
116 F. Supp. 2d 405 (S.D.N.Y. 2000)
Gregerson v. Vilana Financial, Inc.
2006 WL 3227762 (D. Minn. Nov. 7, 2006) (defendant’s motion for preliminary injunction); 2007 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 64960 (D. Minn. Aug. 31, 2007 (cross-motions for summary judgment)
Hasbro, Inc. v. Clue Computing, Inc.
66 F. Supp. 2d 117 (D. Mass. 1999), aff'd, 232 F.3d 1 (1st Cir. 2000)
Honorable Order of Kentucky Colonels v. Building Champions, LLC
345 F. Supp. 2d 716 (W.D. Ky. 2004)
ImOn, Inc. v. ImaginOn, Inc.
90 F. Supp. 2d 345 (S.D.N.Y. 2000)
J.G. Wentworth, S.S.C. L.P. v. Settlement Funding, LLC
2007 U.S. Dist. Lexis 288 (E.D. Pa. Jan. 4, 2007)
J.K. Harris & Co. v. Kassel
62 U.S.P.Q. 2d 1926 (N.D. Cal. 2002), modified in part, 253 F. Supp. 2d 1120 (N.D. Cal. 2003)
Katz v. Modiri
283 F. Supp. 2d 883 (S.D.N.Y. 2003)
Lamparello v. Falwell
360 F. Supp. 2d 768 (E.D. Va. 2004), rev’d and remanded, 420 F. 3d 309 (4th Cir. 2005)
Mattel, Inc. v. Walking Mountain Prods.
No. CV-99-08543 (C.D. Cal. Aug. 22, 2001), aff’d, 353 F.3d 792 (9th Cir. 2003), 2004 U.S. Dist. Lexis 12469 (C.D. Cal. June 24, 2004) (granting defendant’s motion for attorneys fees and expenses)
Mayflower Transit, LLC v. Prince
2004 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 6908 (D.N.J. March 30, 2004)
MCW v. badbusinessbureau.com
2004 U.S. Dist. Lexis 6678 (N.D. Tex. Apr. 19, 2004)
Network Automation, Inc. v. Advanced Sys. Concepts, Inc.
No. 10-00484 (C.D. Cal. Apr. 30, 2010) (granting defendant’s motion for preliminary injunction); No. 10-55840 (9th Cir. Mar. 8, 2011) (reversing the district court’s decision and vacating preliminary injunction against plaintiff’s use of defendant’s trademark as a search-engine keyword)
Network Network v. CBS, Inc.
54 U.S.P.Q.2d 1150 (C.D. Cal. 2000)
Northland Ins. Cos. v. Blaylock
115 F. Supp. 2d 1108 (D. Minn. 2000).
Parker v. Google, Inc.
422 F. Supp. 2d 492 (E.D. Pa. 2006), aff’d, 242 Fed.Appx. 833 (3d Cir. 2007)
Playboy Enters., Inc. v. Netscape Communications, Inc.
55 F. Supp. 2d 1070 (C.D. Cal. 1999) (plaintiff’s motion for preliminary injunction), aff’d, 202 F.3d 278 (9th Cir. 1999), 2000 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 13418 (C.D. Cal. Sept. 14, 2000) (defendants’ motions for summary judgment), rev’d, 354 F.3d 1020 (9th Cir. 2004)
Savannah Coll. of Art and Design, Inc. v. Houeix
369 F. Supp. 2d 929 (S.D. Ohio 2004) (bench trial), 2005 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 9022 (S.D. Ohio Apr. 22, 2005) (denying defendant’s motion for attorney’s fees)
Savin Corp. v. Savin Group
68 U.S.P.Q.2d 1893 (S.D.N.Y. 2003), aff’d in part and rev’d in part, 391 F.3d 439 (2d Cir. 2004)
Scholastic, Inc. v. Escolastica.com
2004 U.S. App. LEXIS 11106 (4th Cir. Jun. 7, 2004)(unpublished)
Standard Process, Inc. v. Banks
554 F.Supp.2d 866 (E.D. Wis. 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)
Strange Music, Inc. v. Strange Music, Inc.
326 F. Supp. 2d 481 (S.D.N.Y 2004)
Strick Corp. v. Strickland
162 F. Supp. 2d 372 (E.D. Pa. 2001)
Sullivan v. CBS Corp.
385 F.3d 772 (7th Cir. 2004)
Trans Union LLC v. Credit Research, Inc.
142 F. Supp. 2d 1029 (N.D. Ill. 2001)