The Counselors of Real Estate v. Masters Commercial Real Estate, Inc., No. 11 C 3173, Slip Op. (N.D. Ill. Aug. 18, 2011) (St. Eve, J.).

Judge St. Eve entered a consent judgment as part of a settlement in this trademark dispute involving the CRE and CRE marks. Here were the key elements of the judgment:

Defendant Masters Commercial Real Estate could not use the letters "CRE" in "sequence or substantial sequence", except when referring to plaintiff, in relation to real estate services.

Defendant was also enjoined from using the letters "MCRE" in sequence or substantial sequence.