Mealey's IP/Tech - Pennsylvania Federal Judge Rejects False Advertising Claims

Mealey's IP/Tech - Pennsylvania Federal Judge Rejects False Advertising Claims

PITTSBURGH - Applying the recently established standard for Lanham Act prudential standing established in Lexmark Int'l Inc. v. Static Control Components Inc. (572 U.S. __ 134 S. Ct. 1377, 1384 $(2014$)), a Pennsylvania federal judge on Aug. 18 granted a defendant summary judgment on allegations that it falsely advertised that a plaintiff remained an employee after he was fired (Gary Lundgren v. Ameristar Credit Solutions Inc., No. 12-263, W.D. Pa.).

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