Judge Keeps Jones Day Trademark Suit Alive

Law360, New York (November 18, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- A federal judge has refused to dismiss a trademark suit brought by Jones Day against Blockshopper.com in which the mega legal firm alleges the real estate news Web site's hyperlinks and images infringed its service marks.

The judge's opinion, dated Nov. 13 and published Monday in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, was in response to a September motion to dismiss by Blockshopper and clears the way for a possible trial.

"Blockshopper's arguments that dilution is impossible on the facts and that...
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