1-800 Contacts Sues Walgreen Over Web Ads

Law360, New York (June 9, 2010, 2:38 PM EDT) -- 1-800 Contacts Inc. has filed a suit accusing Walgreen Co. of unfairly capitalizing on the contact lens sellers' trademarks by employing confusing variations and misspellings that trigger the display of Internet ads for the drugstore chain's online contact lens business.

Draper, Utah-based 1-800 Contacts' trademark infringement and unfair competition complaint, lodged Tuesday in the U.S. District Court for the District of Utah, seeks an injunction blocking Walgreen from using the allegedly infringing marks, as well as an order forcing the defendant to publish corrective advertisements and...
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