Holland & Knight Ducks Sanctions Volley In TM Suit

By Lisa Ryan (April 23, 2015, 5:40 PM EDT) -- A Florida federal judge on Thursday nixed Mobile Promotions Network LLC's bid to sanction Holland & Knight LLP for representing a website design company in a "frivolous" trademark row, saying there were "some isolated incidents" where customers were confused by the alleged infringement.

U.S. District Judge Henry Lee Adams Jr. denied MPN's motion to sanction Web.com Group Inc. and its counsel Holland & Knight for bringing the suit claiming MPN, which does business as USDirectory.com, improperly used Web.com's mark and name during sales calls. MPN argued the suit was frivolous, but the judge said there was some evidence that MPN's vendor...

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