Drug Co. Seeks Quick Win On False Ad Claims In IP Suit

Law360, New York (August 30, 2011, 4:01 PM EDT) -- A Puerto Rican drugmaker sought summary judgment Monday on false advertisement and unfair competition claims in its suit accusing a rival of infringing a trademark on a pain-relief drug and misleadingly marketing a product as equivalent to the drug.

International Ethical Laboratories Inc. asked a Puerto Rico federal court to rule Advanced Generic Corp. had violated the Lanham Act and Puerto Rico unfair competition and false advertisement law. Not addressed in the motion for partial summary judgment are Intetlabs' trademark infringement, trademark dilution, trade dress infringement...
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