Summary Judgment Granted In Rival Eco-Tour Firm's Trademark, Defamation Dispute

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico - A Puerto Rico federal judge on Oct. 11 concluded that an "eco-tour" company infringed a competing firm's trademark by using a name with "phonetic similarity," mostly granting the plaintiff firm's motion for summary judgment (Jorge Perez Veve, et al. v. Julissa Corporan, et al., No. 3:12-cv-01073, D. Puerto Rico; 2013 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 147707).

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