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CNH America, LLC v. Davis Equipment Sales & Service, Inc.

Plaintiff CNH has sold agricultural products under the NEW HOLLAND marks since 1957. Defendant was previously an authorized reseller, but continues to use Plaintiff’s marks after termination of the license arrangement. Further evidence that it makes sense to spend some extra time up front drafting a concise trademark license rather than resort to litigation on the back end.

Court Case Number: 4:10-cv-00141-RLY-WGH
File Date: Tuesday, November 09, 2010
Plaintiff: CNH America, LLC
Plaintiff Counsel: Catherine A. Nestrick of Bamberger Foreman Oswald & Hahn
Defendant: Davis Equipment Sales & Service, Inc.
Cause: Trademark Infringement, Unfair Competition, Dilution
Court: Southern District of Indiana
Judge: Judge Richard L. Young
Referred To: Magistrate Judge William G. Hussmann, Jr.