USG&E Plays Antitrust Card In NYSEG Trademark Suit

Law360, New York (February 18, 2010, 4:04 PM EST) -- U.S. Gas & Electric Inc. has struck back in a trademark infringement suit brought by New York State Electric & Gas Corp., arguing that the utility has given affiliate NYSEG Solutions an unfair competitive advantage by allowing it to use NYSEG's name and logo.

In counterclaims and a third-party complaint filed Wednesday in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of New York, USG&E claims that NYSEG and NYSEG Solutions are violating the rules of the New York State Public Service Commission that govern energy...
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