Allison Transmission Sues Harlan Global Manufacturing for Trademark Infringement

Indianapolis, Indiana – Trademark lawyers for Allison Transmission, Inc., of Indianapolis, IN, have filed a complaint alleging Harlan Global Manufacturing, LLC, of Kansas City, KS, is infringing various trademarks incorporating the terms ALLISON and ALLISON TRANSMISSION(R) in connection with transmissions, including Trademark Registration Nos. 2,686,798; 2,615,428; 2,625,008; 1,666,977; and 1,624,473 which are registered with the U.S. Trademark Office.

The defendant is an OEM manufacturer of tractors who allegedly is using the ALLISON marks in its advertising despite not having any relationship with plaintiff. The complaint sets forth causes of action for trademark infringement, false designation of origin, counterfeiting, dilution, and unfair competition.

This case has been assigned to Judge Sarah Evans Barker and Magistrate Judge Tim A. Baker in the Southern District of Indiana, and assigned case no. 1:10-cv-00789-SEB-TAB.Complaint – Allison v. Harlan

Further information about this case is as follows:

Filed: June 21, 2010 as 1:2010cv00789 Updated: June 22, 2010 23:45:34

Plaintiff: ALLISON TRANSMISSION, INC.

Defendant: HARLAN GLOBAL MANUFACTURING, LLC

Presiding Judge:Sarah Evans Barker

Referring Judge:Tim A. Baker

Cause Of Action: Trademark Infringement

Court:

Seventh Circuit > Indiana > Southern District Court

Type:Intellectual Property > Trademark

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