After hearing oral argument at the end of July, the Southern District of New York has dismissed Henry Gifford’s amended complaint in Gifford et al. v. USGBC on the basis that Mr. Gifford and his fellow plaintiffs lack standing to maintain their false advertising claims against USGBC.
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The Henry Gifford-led class action suit against the USGBC in the Southern District of New York is a class action no more.
A group of plaintiffs led by Henry Gifford has filed a class action lawsuit against USGBC in United States District Court for the Southern District of New York.
“Green Branch” is now a registered trademark of PNC Bank. The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (“USPTO”) recently granted the mark to PNC, which is actively participating in USGBC’s LEED Portfolio Pilot Program. PNC currently manages forty LEED-certified branch banks in six states, with more on the way. Fifteen of these branches have been certified […]