Beauty Queen Ordered to Stop Using 'Mrs. US' Pageant Marks
By Django Gold
Law360, New York (July 13, 2012, 6:10 PM EDT) -- The organizers of the Mrs. United States beauty pageant on Friday won a preliminary injunction preventing a former beauty queen from using similar pageant names for her own contests as a New York federal judge found the plaintiff would be harmed by the woman's continued use of the marks.
U.S. District Judge David G. Larimer granted Mrs. United States National Pageant Inc.'s motion for an order blocking Tammy Johns and Miss United States of America Organization LLC from using their allegedly infringing trademarks while the parties...