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Intellectual Property – Trademark Infringement – Descriptive Mark – Secondary Meaning – Unfair Trade Practices – Learned Profession Exclusion – Advertising (access required)

Charlotte Chiropractic Clinic, P.A. v. Williams (Lawyers Weekly No. 15-04-0897, 8 pp.) (Robert Conrad Jr., J.) 3:14-cv-00585; W.D.N.C. Holding: Plaintiff has sufficiently alleged infringement of its trademark via allegations about its chiropractors’ use of the mark “ChiroCarolina” and about patient confusion over defendants’ use of the mark “Chiro-Carolina.” The court denies defendants’ motion to dismiss plaintiff’s trademark ...

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