Case: False Advertising & Unfair Competition/Summary Judgment (N.D. Cal.)

Aug. 18, 2020, 11:32 PM

A federal district court in California granted in part and denied in part an individual’s motion for summary judgment in law firm LegalForce RAPC Worldwide P.C.'s false advertising and unfair competition action. LegalForce claims that the individual is not a licensed attorney and operates a number of different trademark preparation websites. According to LegalForce, the parties compete to provide small businesses with affordable access to legal services that allow them to protect their marks through preparation and filing with the U.S. PTO, and the individual’s website contains false and misleading statements, including the statement that he employs attorneys, when he ...

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