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Case: Trademarks/Attorneys’ Fees (W.D. Ky.)

June 12, 2020, 6:20 AM

Chimney Safety Inst. of Am.'s motion for attorneys’ fees and costs, in its action against First Call Chimney Serv. for trademark infringement, was granted by a federal district court in Kentucky. Because First Call failed to answer or otherwise respond to the complaint, the court accepted all well-pleaded factual allegations in the complaint as true — namely, that First Call willfully and blatantly continued to advertise and market its services with Chimney Safety’s certification mark despite repeated notices to cease and desist. The court reviewed the billing records of counsel and support staff and found the hours spent on this ...