CIAA Files Lawsuit In Federal Court Over Trademark
CHARLOTTE, N.C.--The Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association filed a lawsuit in Federal court in reference to people and businesses using the 'CIAA' logo without their permission.
Click HERE to read the lawsuit.
The lawsuit says promoters and retailers must refrain from using the conference's trademark for promotional purposes or on unlicensed merchandise.
This lawsuit comes two weeks before the CIAA basketball tournament begins in Charlotte. This tournament is one of the biggest events held each year in Charlotte.
Numerous venues book parties during the tournament as thousands of people flock to the Queen City for the events.
The defendants include: Neighborhood Theatre, Allure Life Entertainment, 5th Element, Southern Dynasty Entertainment, Torri Entertainment, Maz Entertainment, and Dream NC.
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