CGS Industries, Inc. v. Charter Oak Fire Ins. Co., __F. Supp. 2d__, 2010 WL 4720320 (E.D.N.Y., Nov. 16, 2010)

David Allan Gauntlett

Case Conclusion Date:November 16, 2010

Practice Area:Copyright Infringement

Outcome:Successful Summary Judgment

Description:Distinguished Hugo Boss Fashions, Inc. v. Federal Ins. Co., 252 F.3d 608, 616 (2d Cir. 2001) which construed the legal phrase "trademarked slogan" to include "words or phrases used to promote particular products or product lines" not "[h]ere, by contrast, the relevant policy language is ‘infringement of ... title, or slogan.' . . . The marks include symbols and styles that, according to the Five Four Complaint, help ‘embody the spirit of modem culture.' ".