“Miniscule” disclaimer

August 28, 2013

  • 382T Trademarks
  • 382TIII Similarity Between Marks; Likelihood of Confusion
  • 382Tk1113 k. Accompaniments Mitigating Confusion; Disclaimers.

382T TrademarksDisclaimer in minuscule print on very bottom of trade infringement defendant’s advertisement did not effectively eliminate misleading impression conveyed in advertisement that defendant’s frozen diet entrees were affiliated with plaintiff’s diet program.
Weight Watchers Int’l, Inc. v. Stouffer Corp., 744 F. Supp. 1259 (S.D.N.Y. 1990)