Court dismisses false advertising claims based on faulty UL certification challenge

United States of America

Board-Tech has filed a suit asserting that Eaton’s labelling of its switches as “UL Certified” was false advertising and marketing under the Lanham Act and various state laws. However, the court found that Board-Tech had failed to specify the products at issue or allege an actionable falsity. It determined that allowing the proceeding to go forward based on Board-Tech’s testing of a random sample would set a bad precedent.

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