Jury Finds 'Tru Homes' Doesn't Infringe 'True Homes' TM

By Tiffany Hu (April 2, 2021, 8:53 PM EDT) -- A North Carolina federal jury has cleared a unit of Clayton Homes Inc. of allegations that its Tru Homes mobile homes infringe builder True Homes LLC's trademark on its name.

Following a two-day trial, a jury on Thursday found that Maryville, Tennessee-based CMH Manufacturing Inc. did not infringe Monroe, North Carolina-based True Homes' trademark by making and selling mobile homes under the names "Tru Homes" or "Tru."

The verdict is the latest in a trademark lawsuit True Homes filed in June 2018 saying that it had engaged with CMH in "a series of in-depth business discussions" two years earlier. True Homes...

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