Citizens United Says Protest Group Infringes Its Name

Law360, New York (March 15, 2010, 3:59 PM EDT) -- Citizens United, the conservative group behind the lawsuit that led to the U.S. Supreme Court's landmark campaign finance ruling in January, has asked a Wisconsin organization mounting a protest of the decision to stop using the trademarked Citizens United name.

Citizens United sent a letter dated March 10 to the Wisconsin Democracy Campaign, demanding that it stop calling its campaign against the ruling “Citizens United Against Citizens United.”

The Wisconsin group, which says it opposes the influence of special interest money in politics, announced the campaign...
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