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Designer Skin LLC v. S & L Vitamins, Inc., et al.
Unauthorized internet reseller of plaintiff’s products is not guilty of trademark infringement, and does not cause actionable initial interest confusion, by using plaintiff’s trademarks in meta tags of website at which plaintiff’s and its competitors’ products are sold, and in...

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Actmedia, Inc. v. Active Media International, Inc.

Civ. No. 96C3448 (N.D. Illinois, July 17, 1996)

Plaintiff, owner of the federal trademark in "ActMedia" brought suit, charging that defendant's use of the domain name "actmedia.com" constitutes, inter alia, the unauthorized use of a trademark and false designation of origin in violation of 15 U.S.C. section 1125(a), as well as violations of the Illinois Anti-Dilution Act. The court agreed, and issued a permanent injunction, directing defendant both to stop using the trademark ActMedia in its domain name and to transfer its interest in the domain name "actmedia.com" to plaintiff.

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