Tribeca Film Festivals Duke It Out Over Name

Law360, New York (February 2, 2007, 12:00 AM EST) -- The organizers of New York’s Tribeca Film Festival have filed a trademark infringement suit against Tribeca Network LLC, arguing that its use of the word “Tribeca” in connection with its entertainment products encroaches on their intellectual property rights.

The lawsuit, filed Monday in U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York on behalf of Tribeca Film Festival LLC, Tribeca Film Center Inc. and Tribeca Enterprises LLC, accuses Tribeca Network LLC and Charles W. Harris, who owns the Web site—of running afoul of the...
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