Chiropractor's Infringement, Cybersquatting Claims Against Competitor Dismissed

Chiropractor's Infringement, Cybersquatting Claims Against Competitor Dismissed

ROCHESTER, N.Y. - Stating that "$(a$) trademark owner cannot reasonably expect to have exclusive use of a term on the Internet," a New York federal judge on Aug. 7 dismissed a chiropractor's trademark infringement claim against a competitor related to its use of the mark "HealthSource" on the Internet (Donald R. Dudley D.C. d/b/a HealthSource Chiropractic v. HealthSource Chiropractic Inc., et al., No. 6:07-cv-06631, W.D. N.Y.; 2012 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 110861).

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