Texas High Court Snubs LegalZoom's Appeal Of App Fee Suit

Law360, New York (December 13, 2013, 7:33 PM EST) -- The Texas Supreme Court declined Friday to hear LegalZoom.com Inc.’s claim that a lower court wrongly authorized a putative statewide consumer class action over its trademark application forms when the alleged misrepresentation at the heart of the suit caused the lead plaintiff no harm.

The court denied LegalZoom’s petition for review of an intermediate appellate decision that preserved plaintiff Simon Solotko's accusations that the company falsely told prospective customers that their payment would cover a $325 U.S. Patent and Trademark Office filing fee. The fee actually...
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