Jacksonville, Florida (PRWEB) August 4, 2006
Lake Shore Radiator, Inc. has filed suit in Federal Court against Radiator Express Warehouse, Inc., headquartered in Benicia, California and doing business as 1-800-Radiator and Radiator.com.
Alleged in the Amended Complaint dated April 27, 2006 are claims of trademark infringement, false designation of origin and dilution arising under the Lanham (Trademark) Act of 1946, violations of the Florida Deceptive and Unfair Trade Practices Act, and common law unfair competition, trademark infringement and trade defamation. The complaint alleges that 1-800-Radiator improperly used Lake Shore’s trade names Lake Shore Radiator and RadiatorBarn.com to direct customers to 1-800-Radiator’s website and away from Lake Shore’s sites. The complaint also alleges that 1-800-Radiator made false and deceptive comments regarding RadiatorBarn.com products and services during conversations with prospective customers.
The suit was filed in the United States District Court, Middle District of Florida, Jacksonville Division, (Case No. 3:05-cv-1232-J-12MMH). Interested parties or parties who may have information they would like to share about this suit should contact Robert Dees, attorney with Milam, Howard, Nicandri, Dees and Gillam, P. A. at 904-357-3660.