Copyright Infringement, False Advertising, False Designation of Origin, Litigation Update, Richard L. Young, Trademark Infringement, Unfair Competition, Violation of the Anti-Cybersquatting Consumer Protection Act, William G. Hussmann
Batesville Services, Inc. v. Cremation Options, LLC et al
Plaintiff has sold cremation casket goods under the OPTIONS trademark since 1993. Defendants have been operating a competing website (www.cremationoptions.com) since 2002 that allegedly infringes on Plaintiff’s trademarks and copyrights in images of cremation goods.
Court Case Number: 4:10-cv-00129-RLY-WGH
File Date: Friday, October 15, 2010
Plaintiff: Batesville Services, Inc.
Plaintiff Counsel: Karen K. Gaunt of Wood Herron & Evans LLP
Defendant: Cremation Options, LLC, http://www.cremationoptions.com, Dustin Rhodes, Joseph Salvatore Damiano Sr., A.J. Styles, John Does 1-3
Cause: Trademark Infringement, Unfair Competition, False Designation of Origin, False Advertising, Violation of the Anticybersquatting Consumer Protection Act, Copyright Infringement, Indiana Common Law Unfair Competition
Court: Southern District of Indiana
Judge: Judge Richard L. Young
Referred To: Magistrate Judge William G. Hussmann, Jr.