Indianapolis, Indiana – Plaintiffs Acushnet Company of Fairhaven, Massachusetts, Roger Cleveland Golf Company, Inc. of Huntington Beach, California and Dunlop Sports Co. Ltd. of Hyogo, Japan filed a trademark lawsuit in the Southern District of Indiana. This intellectual property litigation, commenced by an Indiana trademark litigator for Plaintiffs, was filed against both an individual and a business entity.
Listed as Defendants in this lawsuit are Giorgio Nunns a/k/a George Nunns a/k/a Georgie Nunns a/k/a Giorgio, an individual, and Custom Golf Solutions, LLC, individually and jointly, doing business under the names “bogie’s nearly new golf,” “gnunns81” and “golfcustomsolutions15.” Defendants operate in Indianapolis and Carmel, Indiana.
Defendants are accused of engaging in the sale of counterfeit products and infringing upon Plaintiffs’ trademarks. The following trademarks, to which Acushnet claims ownership and/or an exclusive license, are at issue:
|Trademark||Registration No.||Registration Date||Class/Goods|
|1,155,766||26 May 1981||IC 28: golf equipment, namely golf balls, golf clubs and golf bags.|
|3,376,961||5 February 2008||IC 24: golf towels
IC 25: golf clothing, namely jackets, shirts, hats and visors.
IC 28: golf equipment, namely golf putters, golf club head covers, golf club grips and divot tools.
|2,620,432||17 September 2002||IC 28: golf clubs and accessories, namely golf tees, golf gloves, golf bags, golf putters, golf drivers, golf woods, golf irons, golf green repair tools, golf club covers and golf bag covers.|
|3,421,373||6 May 2008||IC 28: golf equipment, namely golf bags.|