Red Cross Fights Off J&J Suit Over Famous Mark

Law360, New York (September 21, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Fighting back against a Johnson & Johnson lawsuit that targets its symbol, the American National Red Cross has pushed to toss part of the suit and has slapped the pharmaceutical giant with counterclaims accusing it of unfair competition.

“Today, the Red Cross and other defendants have filed answers and counterclaims, but five of J&J's claims are subject to dismissal at this stage of the litigation because they are legally defective on their face,” the nonprofit said in court documents submitted to the U.S. District Court in...
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