Boston Founder Can't Block Ex-Lead Singer In Trademark Suit

Law360, New York (August 26, 2013, 3:54 PM EDT) -- A Washington federal judge last week rejected Boston founder Tom Scholz's bid to block former lead singer Fran Cosmo from referring to himself in promotional materials as a past member of the rock band, ruling Scholz failed to show his former bandmate has violated the groups' trademarks.

In an order issued Aug. 20, U.S. District Judge James L. Robart denied Scholz's motion for a preliminary injunction, saying Cosmo has made a “strong argument” that he has done nothing with the Boston trademark to suggest he is...
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Case Information

Case Title

Scholz v. Migliaccio et al

Case Number



Washington Western

Nature of Suit



James L. Robart

Date Filed

July 12, 2013

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