Barnes & Thornburg Faces $1M Suit Over TM Advice

Law360, New York (October 12, 2016, 10:21 PM EDT) -- Reserve Media Inc., a restaurant reservations and services company, sued Barnes & Thornburg LLP for at least $1 million on Tuesday, claiming the law firm botched a determination of whether it could use the “Reserve” trademark without infringing others’ rights, according to a filing in New York state court.

The company alleges Barnes & Thornburg is liable for legal malpractice, as its advice led the company to spend “significant amounts of money” to both acquire the Reserve.com domain name and to use the Reserve mark in relation to its products and services. 

But only days after the venture capital-backed start-up launched...

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