The University of Houston has won a preliminary injunction
in its trademark infringement lawsuit against the Houston
College of Law (HCL), which the school formerly known as the
South Texas College of Law adopted as its new name in June.
U.S. District Judge Keith Ellison in Houston ruled on Friday
that officials at the private, standalone law school were at
least aware that its name change, along with a switch from a
crimson-and-gold logo to a bright-red-and-white one like the
University of Houston uses, created a substantial likelihood of
confusion with the University of Houston Law Center (UHLC).
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