Pinterest Pins Trademark Suit On Travel Planning Site

Law360, New York (October 7, 2013, 4:16 PM EDT) -- Pinterest Inc. is accusing the interactive travel planning site Pintrips Inc. of lifting the social media platform's trademark and virtual pinboard idea, according to a suit filed Friday in a California federal court.

The suit claims that by allowing online users to interact by bookmarking travel plans through the use of a "Pin" button, California-based Pintrips committed trademark infringement, false designation of origin, trademark dilution and unfair competition.

Pinterest was founded in 2010 and quickly became the third largest social networking site behind Facebook and Twitter, according...
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Case Title

Pinterest, Inc. v. Pintrips, Inc.


Case Number

3:13-cv-04608

Court

California Northern

Nature of Suit

Trademark

Judge

Haywood S Gilliam, Jr

Date Filed

October 4, 2013

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