Federal Court holds highway sign does not harm state
In State of Michigan v M22 LLC, the US District Court for the Western District of Michigan held that without an actual controversy or constitutional standing, it lacked jurisdiction over a claim for declaratory relief. The decision confirms that without the concrete threat of an infringement suit, trademarks of state-owned road signs are not harmful to the state, supporting the position of any private party seeking to register public state signs for commercial purposes.
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