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Great Clips, Inc. v. Hair Cuttery of Greater Boston, L.L.C. and Great Cuts, Inc.

Great Clips, Inc. v. Hair Cuttery of Greater Boston, L.L.C. and Great Cuts, Inc.:  Summary judgment granted to client, Great Clips, Inc., against declaratory judgment defendant Great Cuts which had made claims of trademark infringement following Great Clips' entry into the New England market.  On February 19, 2009, the U.S. District Court of Massachusetts found that a previous settlement agreement barred Great Cuts' claims.  On January 5, 2010, the U.S. Court of Appeals affirmed the previous ruling by the District Court confirming Great Clips' right to use its trademarked name throughout the United States, including the New England market.