Red Cross Wants J&J Expert's Testimony Tossed

Law360, New York (December 4, 2007, 12:00 AM EST) -- The American Red Cross is seeking to exclude a Johnson & Johnson expert's testimony in a trademark battle over its red cross symbol.

The Red Cross and its co-defendants filed a motion on Monday to strike an expert report by Kenneth B. Germain. In the report, Germain, a Thompson Hine LLP trademark lawyer, claimed the Red Cross' license agreements with other companies did not create agency relationships.

The opinion is a legal issue for the court to decide and thus, Germain's testimony should be disqualified, the...
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