Intuit Used H&R Block Mark To Mislead Tax Filers, Suit Says

Law360, New York (January 24, 2013, 1:34 PM EST) -- Three H&R Block Inc. units lodged a suit Wednesday in Missouri federal court, alleging that a marketing campaign carried out by TurboTax maker Intuit Inc. constitutes trademark infringement and creates a misleading impression of H&R Block's services.

H&R Block Eastern Services Inc., HRB Innovations Inc. and H&R Block Enterprises LLC took aim at an advertising campaign that Intuit recently launched to promote TurboTax, a do-it-yourself tax return software, according to the complaint. The suit contends that the advertisements make improper use of H&R Block's trademark and...
To view the full article, register now.

Documents

Related

Sections

Case Information

Case Title

H&R Block Eastern Enterprises Inc et al v. Intuit Inc


Case Number

4:13-cv-00072

Court

Missouri Western

Nature of Suit

Other Statutory Actions

Judge

Fernando J. Gaitan, Jr

Date Filed

January 22, 2013

Law Firms

Companies

UK Financial Services

UK Financial Services

Read Our Latest UK Financial Services Coverage

Financial Services Law360 UK provides breaking news and analysis on the financial sector. Coverage includes UK and European Union policy, enforcement, and litigation involving banks, asset management firms, and other financial services organizations.