New York Jets Accused Of Copying "Ultimate Fan" Mark

Law360, New York (January 6, 2012, 9:20 PM EST) -- The New York Jets were sued Friday in Louisiana federal court by a sports marketing firm claiming it owns a “The Ultimate Fan” trademark nearly identical to the “Ultimate Fan” label the team uses in applications on social networking sites including Facebook.

Action Ink Inc. claims it has maintained the registration for the mark with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office since 1985, and that the Jets’ use of the mark since at the latest September 2010 violates Louisiana state unfair competition laws and has led...
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