Aereo Loses Bid for TRO in AERO Trademark Infringement Lawsuit
IPNews® - A U.S. federal judge denied Aereo, Inc.’s bid for a temporary restraining order against FilmOn.com, Inc. that would have prohibited FilmOn from using the AERO trademark or the Aero.tv domain name until the trademark infringement lawsuit between the two concluded.
Aereo alleged that FilmOn purposely chose Aero as the name of its online television streaming service in order to confuse consumers and benefit from the goodwill that Aereo has built over the years. However, U.S. District Judge Audrey B. Collins apparently sided with FilmOn’s argument that a temporary restraining order was a drastic move, as she denied Aereo’s request without comment.
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