Nov. 26, 2010 – John Marshall Chinese Intellectual Property Resource Center
Dongtao Li (LLM ’04) authored blog post
The plaintiff and the defendant are .com companies offering the same service online: remodeling and interior decorating services. The plaintiff’s website is named “Online Decorating Center”. In order to promote its business, the plaintiff designed some online forms that potential customers could fill out in order to contract the plaintiff’s services. On the form, customers are asked to indicate their choice of color and material as well as the measurements of the area on which they want work done.