Plaintiff uses the certification mark OMRI in connection with its independent review of materials and processes to determine their suitability for producing, processing and handling organic food and fiber.

screen-shot-2016-10-04-at-10-15-45-amThe Defendants unsuccessfully applied to Plaintiff for use of the certification mark in connection with a product called “Flea Away DE.” Despite a refusal by Plaintiff, the Defendants used Plaintiff’s certification mark on their product.

Failure by Defendant to comply with numerous cease-and-desist communications prompted this lawsuit. Stay tuned for updates.


Organic Materials Review Institute v. Flea Away, Inc. et al

Court Case Number6:16-cv-01931-MC
File Date: Monday, October 3, 2016
Plaintiff: Organic Material Review Institute
Plaintiff Counsel: Frank C. Gibson of Hutchinson Cox
Defendant: Flea Away, Inc., Simon Bowles, Lilian Bowles
Cause: Trademark Infringement
Court: District of Oregon
Judge: Michael J. McShane