Andrews Computer & Online Industry Litigation Reporter
October 8, 2002
Copyright (c) 2002 Andrews Publications
GENERIC NAME OF INTERNET BANK NOT PROTECTABLE AS TRADEMARK
interState Net Bank v. NETB@NK
A federal court has ruled that a bank that offers Internet banking services could not register “net bank” as a trademark, because the mark was generic. interState Net Bank v. NETB@NK Inc. et al., Civil No. 01-1324 (D.N.J., Sept. 16, 2002).