Common Law Trademark Infringement, Federal Statutory False Designation of Origin, Litigation Update, Michael H. Simon, Trademark Infringement
Plaintiff Kool Pak, based in Lake Oswego, Oregon, seeks to protect its family of “Kool” trademarks in connection with transcontinental refrigerated trucking services. Plaintiff has used the Kool Pak mark for over 45 years.
Defendant, headquartered in Salt Lake City, Utah, entered the refrigerated trucking market in June 2014, operating under the “Kooltrans” mark.
Unable to negotiate an agreeable resolution via attorney dealings, the Plaintiff now seeks the Court’s determination of whether there is a likelihood of confusion between the parties’ marks.
Kool Pak LLC v. Kool Trans LLC
Court Case Number: 3:14-cv-02036-SI
File Date: Tuesday, December 23, 2014
Plaintiff: Kool Pak LLC
Plaintiff Counsel: J. Peter Staples, Susan D. Pitchford of Chernoff Vilhauer McClung & Stenzel LLP
Defendant: Kool Trans LLC
Cause: Trademark Infringement, Federal Statutory False Designation of Origin, Common Law Trademark Infringement
Court: District of Oregon
Judge: Judge Michael H. Simon