Compass Minerals defends use of SURE PAWS trademark against claims of infringement
Client(s) Compass Minerals International, Inc.
Compass Minerals International, Inc. has hired Jones Day to defend its rights to use its SURE PAWS trademark against claims of infringement by competitor Gaia Enterprises Inc. Both parties are in the business of selling pet friendly de-icing products. The matter is pending in the U.S. District Court for the District of Kansas, as well as in a parallel cancellation proceeding in the trademark office brought by Gaia seeking cancellation of Compass Minerals' SURE PAWS registration.
Compass Minerals America, Inc. v. Gaia Enterprises, Inc., Case No. 2:16-cv-02175 (D. Kan.)