TMI INC. v. MAXWELL, 03-20243, 03-20291
Defendant's website, complaining about plaintiff company, was a non-commercial gripe site, did not violate the anti-dilution or the Anti-Cybersquatting Consumer Protection Act sections of the Lanham Act, and did not violate the Texas Anti-Dilution statute. The website had no commercial purpose and defendant had no bad faith intent to profit; judgment reversed and rendered for defendant.
- Decided 04/21/2004
- Published 04/21/2004
- PRADO, Circuit Judge:, Before DAVIS, BARKSDALE and PRADO, Circuit Judges.
- United States Fifth Circuit
- For Appellees:
- J. Timothy Headley (argued), Gardere Wynne Sewell, Houston, TX, for Plaintiff-Appellee., Paul Alan Levy (argued), Pub. Citizen Lit. Group, Washington, DC, for Defendant-Appellant.