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Posted on: Oct 7, 2016

Trader Joes' Lawsuit Against Canadian Store Pirate Joe's Revived

By Matthew Clark, Meitus Gelbert Rose LLP

The United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit finds Trader Joe’s federal trademark and unfair competition claims against Vancouver-based retailer Michael Norman Hallatt, d/b/a Pirate Joe’s, sufficiently allege conduct that could impact American commerce to justify extraterritorial application of the Lanham Act.

Read a summary of the case and opinion from Courthouse News Services here

Read the court opinion here

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