High Court Begs Off Viacom Trademark Case

Law360, New York (November 26, 2007, 12:00 AM EST) -- The U.S. Supreme Court has declined to hear an appeal brought by a California software company against Viacom Inc. involving alleged trademark infringement, allowing the Ninth Circuit’s decision in favor of the multimedia goliath to stand.

On Monday, the High Court refused to grant a writ of certiorari to M2 Software Inc., nearly a decade after the company initially brought trademark infringement charges against Viacom Inc. and MTV Networks over the name of a spin-off channel.

The High Court’s demurral leaves M2 Software empty-handed once again...
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