IP Firm Leason Ellis Sues To Shut Down Trademark Scammer

Law360, New York (May 1, 2013, 4:59 PM EDT) -- Intellectual property firm Leason Ellis LLP on Tuesday filed a lawsuit in New York aimed at shutting down a business that charges exorbitant fees for trademark registration services and gives bad legal advice to prospective customers, saying the scam has confused some of the firm's clients.

Leason Ellis sued alleged scammer Patent & Trademark Agency LLC and its operator, Armens Organesjans, a resident of Latvia, saying solicitations it sends out are intended to give the impression that it is associated with the U.S. Patent and Trademark...
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