X

Thank you for sharing!

Your article was successfully shared with the contacts you provided.
http://nycourts.law.com/CourtDocumentViewer.asp?view=Document&docID=46763 Judge Daniels MASTERCARD INTERNATIONAL Inc. sued Ralph Nader and his political committee, alleging unfair competition, misappropriation, trademark infringement and dilution of plaintiff’s trademarks under the Federal Trademark Act and state and common laws. Plaintiff lost its bid to stop presidential candidate and consumer activist Ralph Nader from adapting the company’s “priceless” advertising campaign to his own ads targeting corruption in Washington. The court granted defendants’ motion for summary judgment, concluding that the ads run by Mr. Nader in his bid for the White House in 2000 were “political, not commercial, in nature” and unlikely to deceive consumers. The Nader ads went through an ascending list of horrors on the cost of fund raising and promises to special interest groups before closing with the line “finding out the truth: priceless. There are some things that money can’t buy.”

Want to continue reading?
Become a Free ALM Digital Reader.

Benefits of a Digital Membership:

  • Free access to 3 articles* every 30 days
  • Access to the entire ALM network of websites
  • Unlimited access to the ALM suite of newsletters
  • Build custom alerts on any search topic of your choosing
  • Search by a wide range of topics

*May exclude premium content
Already have an account?

 
 

ALM Legal Publication Newsletters

Sign Up Today and Never Miss Another Story.

As part of your digital membership, you can sign up for an unlimited number of a wide range of complimentary newsletters. Visit your My Account page to make your selections. Get the timely legal news and critical analysis you cannot afford to miss. Tailored just for you. In your inbox. Every day.

Copyright © 2020 ALM Media Properties, LLC. All Rights Reserved.