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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