Cochran Firm Asks Judge To Block Ex-Partner's Use Of Name

Law360, New York (January 4, 2013, 8:30 PM EST) -- The Cochran Firm, made famous by namesake attorney Johnnie Cochran's representation of O.J. Simpson, asked a California federal court Friday to block a former partner from using Cochran's name for his own firm while trademark dispute between the two plays out in court.

The Cochran Firm's motion for preliminary injunction argues that while former partner Randy McMurray continues to operate under the banner of The Cochran Firm Los Angeles, the public will be confused regarding which practice is the real McCoy. The firm asks U.S. District...
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