Seeger Weiss Says Vitamin Shoppe Trademark Suit Falls Short

Law360, New York (February 11, 2014, 4:38 PM EST) -- Seeger Weiss LLP urged a New York federal court on Monday to dismiss a suit brought by Vitamin Shoppe Industries Inc., saying the law firm’s use of the company's trademarks on a website seeking plaintiffs for a potential false advertising class action did not confuse consumers.

Arguing its was protected by fair use and hadn’t deceived possible customers, Seeger Weiss said it did not infringe Vitamin Shoppe’s trademarks when the firm used them on, a website meant to solicit information from plaintiffs for a potential...
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