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Security Center, Ltd. V. First National Security Centers

United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
750 F.2d 1295 (1985)


Security Center, Ltd. (Center) (plaintiff), established in 1980, is a company that stores valuables, leases office space, has a pick-up and delivery service, and receives and forwards mail. First National Security Centers (National) (defendant), established in 1982, posted a billboard with its name and services in 1983. These services were the same ones offered by Center. Center sued National in December 1983 and requested an injunction to prevent National from using “security center” in its name, as Center had used the name first and was known nationally by that name. The district court granted Center’s injunction. National appealed.

Rule of Law


Holding and Reasoning (Reavley, J.)

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