Intel Corporation is a large company that distributes its en-tire line of products and services under the registered trademark and service mark INTEL. The company also owns numerous marks that incorporate its INTEL marks as a permanent component, such as the marks INTEL INSIDE, INTEL SPEEDSTEP, INTEL XEON, and INTEL NETMERGE. Intelsys Software, LLC, which is owned by another party, develops software applications for network utilities and wireless applications. Intelsys uses the mark Intelsys Software and maintains a web-site at Intel Corporation brought an action in U. S. district court against Intelsys Software, LLC, alleging that Intelsys infringed on Intel’s trade-marks and service marks, in violation of the Lanham Act. Intel filed a motion for judgment and a permanent injunction against Intelsys’s use of the mark INTEL in any of its company, product, or service names. Is there trademark infringement that warrants the issuance of a permanent injunction against Intelsys? Did Intelsys act ethically in this case? Intel Corporation v. Intelsys Software, LLC, 2009 U.S. Dist. Lexis 14761 (United States District Court for the Northern District of California, 2009)

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