Chinese Solar Co. Barred From Using 'Sun Earth' Mark

Law360, New York (February 6, 2012, 7:51 PM EST) -- A California federal judge granted a preliminary injunction against a Chinese solar products maker in a trademark case Friday, forcing the foreign company to stop using the "Sun Earth" name in the U.S., where it is already used by plaintiff SunEarth Inc.

U.S. District Judge Claudia Wilken said plaintiffs SunEarth and its owner The Solaray Corp. are likely to succeed on the merits of the case and are likely to suffer irreparable harm in the absence of an injunction against Sun Earth Solar Power Co. Ltd.,...
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