Indiana Trademark Litigation Update – Saeilo Enterprises v. ESCO Imports of Texas

Saeilo Enterprises Inc. v. ESCO Imports of Texas Inc.

Court Case Number: 1:13-cv-00365-JMS-MJD
File Date: Wednesday, March 06, 2013
Plaintiff: Saeilo Enterprises Inc.
Plaintiff Counsel: Darlene R. Seymour, Jeremiah Pastrick of Continental Enterprises
Defendant: ESCO Imports of Texas Inc.
Cause: Notice of Removal, Trademark Infringement, Trademark Dilution, False Designation of Origin or Sponsorship, False Advertising, Trade Dress Infringement, Common Law Trademark Infringement, Unfair Competition, Theft, Counterfeiting, State Trademark Infringement
Court: Southern District of Indiana
Judge: Judge Jane Magnus-Stinson
Referred To: Magistrate Judge Mark J. Dinsmore

Indiana Trademark Litigation Update – Wine & Canvas Development v. Rachel Roberts

Wine & Canvas Development, LLC v. Rachel Roberts et al

Court Case Number: 1:12-cv-01752-JMS-TAB
File Date: Friday, November 30, 2012
Plaintiff: Wine & Canvas Development, LLC
Plaintiff Counsel: P. Adam Davis of Davis & Sarbinoff, LLP
Defendant: Rachel Roberts, Avraham Levi, Las Vegas Bungee, Inc.
Cause: Notice of Removal, Trademark Infringement, False Designation of Origin, Trademark Dilution, Sales of Counterfeit Items/Services, Unfair Competition, Civil Action under the Indiana Crime Victims Act
Court: Southern District of Indiana
Judge: Judge Jane Magnus-Stinson
Referred To: Magistrate Judge Tim A. Baker

Complaint:

Notice of Removal:

Indiana Trademark Litigation Update – CMG Worldwide v. Brando Enterprises

CMG Worldwide, Inc. v. Brando Enterprises, LP et al

Court Case Number: 1:12-cv-01384-SEB-DML
File Date: Wednesday, September 26, 2012
Plaintiff: CMG Worldwide, Inc.
Plaintiff Counsel: Theodore John Minch of Sovich Minch LLP
Defendant: Brando Enterprises, LPBrand Sense Partners, LLC
Cause: Notice of Removal, Declaration of Existence of Valid and Enforceable Contract between Parties, Declaration of Promissory Estoppel
Court: Southern District of Indiana
Judge: Judge Sarah Evans Barker
Referred To: Magistrate Judge Debra McVicker Lynch

Indiana Trademark Litigation Update – Saeilo Enterprises v. Scottwerx

Saeilo Enterprises Inc. v. Scottwerx, LLC

Manufacturing company, Saeilo Enterprises, formed the Kahr Arms division in 1994. In 1999, Kahr Arms bought Auto-Ordnance, including the “Tommy Gun” trademark.

Ruger 10/22 Tommy Gun

In June, Saeilo filed a trademark complaint in Hamilton County Superior Court against New York company, Scottwerx.  The complaint claims jurisdiction in Hamilton County “because a substantial part of the events giving rise to the claims alleged herein arose in Hamilton County, Indiana”.

Citing the numerous federal allegations in the original complaint, defendant Scottwerx has filed a Notice of Removal asking the case be moved to Federal court.

Court Case Number: 1:11-cv-00993-TWP-DML
File Date: Tuesday, July 26, 2011
Plaintiff: Saeilo Enterprises Inc.
Plaintiff Counsel: Darlene R. Seymour – Attorney at Law
Defendant: Scottwerx, LLC
Cause: Notice of Removal – Fed. Question: Trademark Infringement, Trademark Dilution, False Designation of Origin or Sponsorship, False Advertising, Trade Dress Infringement, Common Law Trademark Infringement, Unfair Competition, Conversion, Forgery, Counterfeiting, Theft, State Trademark Infringement
Court: Southern District of Indiana
Judge: Judge Tanya Walton Pratt
Referred To: Magistrate Judge Debra McVicker Lynch

Notice of Removal

Exhibit A: Original Complaint