Home > Reading Room > Larry Flint Wins Trade Mark Case

Larry Flint Wins Trade Mark Case

Written by Jody Tsigarides on 17 December 2009

« Return to Reading Room

It has been reported this week that Larry Flint has won a Federal Trade Mark Infringement case against his nephews.

Larry Flynt took action against his nephews Jimmy Junior Flynt and Dustin Flynt over the use of the Flynt name on adult movies.

It was argued that the use of the name tarnished the Flynt brand and caused confusion amongst the consumer. However it was counter argued that the use of one's own name cannot be prevented and that the consumer was too careful and discerning to be confused.

However after the submission of survey evidence the Jury ruled in favour of Larry Flint.

If you'd like to know more about this article please send an email to Unknown quoting the article title and any questions you might have, alternatively call the office number on 02380 235 979 or send an enquiry through our contact form.

Want to speak
to someone?

Complete the form below and we’ll call you back free of charge.

Visual Captcha