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Narconon Rehab Centers sued by Certification Board (USA) for Trademark Infringement and Civil Conspiracy
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Kenan Farrell in Indiana
March 28, 2016

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Plaintiff, the National Association of Forensic Counselors, is a Certification Board providing nationally accredited certifications for professionals working with criminal offenders in the fields of criminal justice, corrections, addictions and mental health.

Defendants (a long list, including numerous Narconon rehab centers and the Church of Scientology, is listed in the Complaint below) are alleged to have falsely claimed certification by Plaintiff. The Complaint includes a “Civil Conspiracy” claim, alleging that there was a common plan by all Defendants to intentionally falsely claim the certifications.
 
 
a common plan by all Defendants to intentionally falsely claim the certifications
 

Court Case Number: 1:16-cv-00101-JD-SLC

File Date: Thursday, March 24, 2016

Plaintiff: National Association of Forensic Counselors, Inc., American Academy of Certified Forensic Counselors Inc. d/b/a American College of Certified Forensic Counselors

Plaintiff Counsel: Jessica Wegg of Saeed & Little, LLP

Defendant: Narconon International et al (see Complaint for full list of Defendants)

Cause: Federal Trademark Infringement, Common Law Trademark Infringement, Civil Conspiracy

Court: Northern District of Indiana

Judge: Jon E. DeGuilio

Referred To: Susan L. Collins

Click to view full complaint document at Scribd.

 

 


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