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...
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