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Musk's The Boring Company accused of trademark infringement

By Ferraiuoli LLC - 27/01/2021

A Nevada drilling company has sued Elon Musk’s The Boring Company for trademark infringement. In its lawsuit, the company stated that it was founded in 2006 and since that year it has registered the trademark Boring Company to provide drilling services, trenching, concrete coring and other works in the Las Vegas region.

“The alleged trademark infringement has led to consumer confusion, affecting the company’s Facebook page and online presence, and has resulted in a barrage of phone calls from people looking for the defendant’s company, which has, in turn, cost the plaintiff countless hours of lost revenue,” the lawsuit states.

The Boring Company (also known as TBC) is an American infrastructure and tunnel construction services company founded by Musk in 2016. Its current and proposed projects are designed for loop intra-city transit systems. 

By Ferraiuoli LLC - 27/01/2021
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Ferraiuoli LLC (FLLC) was founded in 2003 by the late Blas Ferraiuoli-Martínez, Eugenio Torres-Oyola and María Marchand-Sánchez. This group was then joined in 2004 by Fernando J. Rovira-Rullán, thus forming the founding core of FLLC. FLLC has grown exponentially since its founding from a law firm with three attorneys and a support staff of three to its current size of 54 attorneys with a support staff of 38. Also, FLLC has grown from initially being known as an intellectual property and corporate law boutique law firm to a multiservice law firm that handles most matters relevant to a business while continuing to earn praise for its leading intellectual property and corporate practices.

FLLC has been ranked as a leading law firm in Puerto Rico by the professional publication Chambers Latin America in intellectual property, corporate, bankruptcy, labor & employment, real estate, and tax law. Moreover, 17 FLLC partners have been ranked as leaders in their field by the same publication. 4 FLLC partners are ranked as leaders in Intellectual Property, no other firm has more than 2. This recognition in such a short period of time is a tribute to FLLC’s business model.

FLLC prides itself in doing its work faster and more cost-efficiently yet with the same quality as that of its main competitors. The founding name partners are available at all times to attend to client matters. Their work ethic sets the tone for the rest of the firm. FLLC’s founders’ goal has been steady from the outset: become one of the premier multiservice law firms in Puerto Rico.