For nearly a decade, Plaintiff and Defendants were able to coexist using their respective marks, MACKENZIE ARCHITECTURE and GROUP MACKENZIE. Around August 2013, Defendants dropped GROUP from the mark GROUP MACKENZIE and began operating under the mark MACKENZIE alone. Both entities are located in Portland, Oregon and provide architecture services.
Mackenzie Architecture Inc. v. Mackenzie Engineering Inc. et al
Court Case Number: 3:14-cv-00886-AA
File Date: Monday, June 02, 2014
Plaintiff: Mackenzie Architecture Inc.
Plaintiff Counsel: Kevin M. Hayes of Klarquist Sparkman LLP
Defendant: Mackenzie Engineering Inc., Group Mackenzie Incorporated Architecture Planning & Interior Designs
Cause: Unfair Competition, Trademark Infringement, Improper Amendment, Improper Ownership
Court: District of Oregon
Judge: Chief Judge Ann L. Aiken