Spyphone.name

 

Spyphone.name

Editors Note
Applicable Law: 15 U.S.C. § 1125
Cause: 15 U.S.C. § 1125 Trademark Infringement (Lanham Act)
Nature of Suit: 840 Trademark
Source: PACER

Google Inc., Defendant, represented by Patricia M. Graham , Herrick, Feinstein LLP, Barry Alan Werbin , Herrick, Feinstein LLP, pro hac vice, Joseph Charles Gratz , Durie Tangri LLP & Michael Henry Page , Durie Tangri LLP.

Starting in 2012, Plaintiff listed its app on Google Play under the name "Spy Phone." (SAC ¶¶ 57, 60.) Between August 2012 and June 2013, Plaintiff's app was downloaded over 1.1 million times. (SAC ¶ 62.) This led to increased traffic at Plaintiff's website, which in turn led to increased advertising revenue for Plaintiff from ads placed on its website. (SAC ¶ 63.)