Taxed, H&R Block And Intuit Settle Trademark Suit

Law360, New York (December 1, 2006, 12:00 AM EST) -- Just in time for the tax season kick-off, H&R Block Inc. and archrival Intuit Inc. have settled a trademark infringement and unfair competition lawsuit related to television ads.

Although the details of the settlement are confidential, a stipulation of dismissal was filed Nov. 29 in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Missouri, in Kansas City, where H&R Block filed the lawsuit in January.

Intuit, maker of the popular TurboTax software, drew H&R Block’s ire with its television ads, which claimed its tax preparation...
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