DR Distributors, LLC v. 21 Century Smoking, Inc., No. 12 C 50324, Slip Op. (N.D. Ill. Nov. 20, 2014) (Johnston, Mag. J.). Judge Johnston granted defendant’s motion to amend adding state law disparagement and defamation claims in this Lanham Act case involving plaintiff’s 21ST CENTURY SMOKE and defendant’s 21ST CENTURY SMOKING marks.  Defendant’s disparagement and … Continue Reading