Comcast Hits Screampix With Trademark Suit

Law360, Los Angeles (July 12, 2013, 5:14 PM EDT) -- Comcast Corp. hit Screampix LLC with an unfair competition and trademark infringement suit in Pennsylvania federal court on Thursday, saying the company infringed its STREAMPIX trademark by launching a competing subscription service using a “virtually identical” mark.

The complaint raises allegations that Screampix, which recently began offering uncut, commercial-free horror movies on YouTube’s platform, selected a mark that is confusingly similar to Comcast’s own and continues to promote, market and offer its online movie channel under that mark.

Comcast says its Streampix service, which enables consumers...
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