Counsel wins legal argument and overcomes Motion to Dismiss. Charles L. Riddle, attorney for plaintiff Jamie Flack, LLC, d/b/a “Rustique” filed a complaint for unfair competition and trademark infringement in the United States District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania. The complaint alleged that a competitor adopted a confusingly similar name “Rustique Specialty Gifts” and used the name to promote similar goods and services. The defendant filed a motion to dismiss, and a successful legal argument in opposition was made by Attorney Riddle to have that motion denied. The federal court decided the motion in favor of plaintiff (opinion available here) and denied the motion to dismiss.

About the Firm

Attorney Riddle operates, a service of Riddle Patent Law, LLC. The law practice focuses on the prosecution and defense of trademark infringement, unfair competition, and intellectual property matters. Attorney Riddle has multiple office locations in Greater Philadelphia, as well as Scranton, Allentown, and Harrisburg. Because trademark law is federal, Attorney Riddle serves clients throughout the United States and abroad in varying federal district courts. Charles L. Riddle, Esq. focuses on various patent, trademark, and copyright application matters – as well as litigation in the federal courts.


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