Boston Ex-Guitarist Can't Get Fees In Founder's TM Suit

Law360, Los Angeles (February 16, 2017, 9:29 PM EST) -- A former guitarist for the band Boston is not entitled to attorneys’ fees after a jury found he did not violate trademark claims brought by the group’s founder over the way he was billed as an “original member” in a subsequent band, a Massachusetts federal judge said Thursday.

Tom Scholz argued that Barry Goudreau, who left the group in 1983, was supposed to only refer to himself as “formerly of Boston” as opposed to a “former original” member of the group, per an agreement they drafted...
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Case Information

Case Title

Scholz v. Goudreau

Case Number




Nature of Suit



Denise J. Casper

Date Filed

April 17, 2013

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