Hershey Company et al v. Art Van Furniture, Inc Featured Case

Plaintiffs The Hershey Company and Hershey Chocolate & Confectionery Corporation alleged that Defendant Art Van Furniture, Inc. utilitized the Hershey\'s trade dress to advertise, sell and distribute its products. Specifically, Defendant allegedly used an image of chocolate-colored sofa partially wrapped like a Hershey bar in its advertisements.

Plaintiff: Hershey Company and Hershey Chocolate & Confectionery Corporation
Defendant: Art Van Furniture, Inc
Case Number: 2:2008cv14463
Filed: October 21, 2008
Court: Michigan Eastern District Court
Office: Detroit Office
County: Wayne
Presiding Judge: Roberts
Referring Judge: Scheer
Nature of Suit: Trademark
Cause of Action: 15:1125 Trademark Infringement (Lanham Act)
Jury Demanded By: Plaintiff

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Date Filed#Document Text
October 24, 2008 15 Opinion or Order of the Court ORDER Regarding 2 Motion for Preliminary Injunction. Signed by District Judge Victoria A Roberts. (LVer)
October 21, 2008 1
COMPLAINT filed by Hershey Company et al against Art Van Furniture, Inc with Jury Demand. Plaintiff requests summons issued. Fee Required - Fee Not Paid. County of 1st Plaintiff: Out of State - County Where Action Arose: Out of County - County of 1st Defendant: Wayne. [Previously dismissed case: No] [Possible companion case(s): None] (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit Exhibit A, # 2 Exhibit Exhibit B, # 3 Exhibit Exhibit C) (Ortiz, Francis) Modified on 10/21/2008 (LBeh).

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Plaintiff: Hershey Company
Represented By: Francis R. Ortiz
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Plaintiff: Hershey Chocolate & Confectionery Corporation
Represented By: Francis R. Ortiz
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Defendant: Art Van Furniture, Inc
Represented By: Brian D. Wassom
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