Hammond; IN - Trademark attorneys for Mortar Net of Burns Harbor, Indiana filed a trademark infringement suit in alleging Keene Building Products of Mayfield Heights, Ohio infringed trademark registration nos. 3,571,383 and 3,571,384, which have been registered with the US Trademark Office.
Mortar designs and sells construction products and building materials. One of its products is called Mortar Net and has been sold by the company since 1993 for use in masonry. The mark in question is associated with the Mortar Net product. The Mortar Net's dovetail shape has industry recognition, and the shape has been registered as a trademark. The complaint alleges that
Practice Tip: The trademarked image is simply a black colored shape. It doesn't seem to indicate any particular brand or product. There are likely issues about whether the trademark of the shape can be validly enforced.