Epson Wins Injunction Against Rival Over Projector Ads
Law360, Los Angeles (April 26, 2017, 4:30 PM EDT) -- A South Carolina federal judge on Wednesday barred a projector maker from advertising its products as comparable to Epson America Inc. after finding Epson had presented factual evidence to show its rival had been lying.
U.S. District Judge Cameron McGowan Currie ordered USA 111 Inc. to stop advertising its projectors as having lumen ratings — which measure the machine’s output brightness — that compare with Epson’s 2,600 lumens products, according to Wednesday’s decision.
To support its contention that its rival was violating the Lanham Act, Epson had brought in independent test results showing that USA 111, which does business as iRULU,...
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