Mealey's Antitrust/Unfair Competition - Supreme Court Affirms: False Advertising Counterclaimant Has Standing

Mealey's Antitrust/Unfair Competition - Supreme Court Affirms: False Advertising Counterclaimant Has Standing

WASHINGTON, D.C. - In a unanimous decision, the U.S. Supreme Court on March 25 ruled that "to come within the zone of interests in a suit for false advertising under" Section 1125(a) of the Lanham Act, "a plaintiff must allege an injury to a commercial interest in reputation or sales" (Lexmark International Inc. v. Static Control Components Inc., No. 12-873, U.S. Sup.).

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