Registration of a composite mark — words accompanied by picture — does not give a presumption of validity to a mark consisting of the words alone, the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled Feb. 11 (Igloo Products Corp. v. Brantex Inc., No. 98-20593, 5th Cir.).

The court affirmed a judgment for Igloo Products Corp. in a suit against Brantex Inc.

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