J.B. Custom Sues Amadeo Rossi for Infringement of Firearms Trademarks, Breach of Contract, and Unfair Competition

Fort Wayne, Indiana – Trademark attorneys for J.B. Custom, Inc. of Huntertown, IN, have filed suit against, among others, Amadeo Rossi S.A. of Brazil and Taurus International Manufacturing of Miami, FL, alleging that the defendants have unlawfully made, advertised, imported, and/or sold firearms using trade names and designs owned by the plaintiff.

The plaintiff is a custom firearm manufacturer who previously contracted with the defendant Rossi for the manufacture and distribution of firearms designed by plaintiff, with the plaintiff to have exclusive distribution rights in the United States. The complaint alleges that Rossi has advertised in an American magazine a firearm of the plaintiff’s design which breaches the contract, infringes plaintiff’s trademark rights in the design, and infringes plaintiff’s Trademark Registration No. 3,654,700 for the word mark MARE’S LEG, as registered by the U.S. Trademark Officein connection with the custom manufacturing of firearms and accessories.


This case has been assigned to Chief Judge Philip P. Simon and Magistrate Judge Roger Cosbey in the Northern District of Indiana, and assigned case no. 1:10-cv-00326-PPS-RBC.

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Further Information about the case is as follows:

JB Custom Inc v. Amadeo Rossi SA et al

Plaintiff:

JB Custom Inc

Defendants:

Amadeo Rossi SA, Forjas Taurus SA, Taurus International Manufacturing Inc and Braztech International LC

Case Number:

1:2010cv00326

Filed:

September 20, 2010

Court:

Indiana Northern District Court

County:

Allen

Presiding Judge:

Philip P Simon

Referring Judge:

Roger B Cosbey

Nature of Suit:

Intellectual Property – Trademark

Cause:

28:1331

Jurisdiction:

Federal Question

Jury Demanded By:

None

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