DisputeSoft was engaged as a consulting expert in July 2016 by Certification Trendz in the online trademark infringement matter of Certification Trendz, LTD et al. v. Kashif Rashid et al. in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia.
Plaintiffs Certification Trendz, Ltd. (Trendz) and FreeTech Services, Ltd. (FreeTech) provided IT certification test preparation materials including study guides, practice questions, and audio exams. Trendz and FreeTech alleged that individuals and corporations operating out of the United Kingdom and Pakistan used their “Test King” and “Pass4sure” marks to register 36 similarly named website domains and sell competing products on websites hosted at those domains.