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District Court docket Ruling In Favor Of David Semas’

Stop And Desist Injunction Issued Towards Chemeon For All Use Of Metalast® Logos in Commerce

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., July 28, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — On February 23, 2021 the USA District Court docket, District of Nevada, Reno (District Court docket) issued a Stop and Desist Injunction and dominated in opposition to steel ending specialty chemical firm Chemeon Floor Expertise, LLC (Chemeon) of Minden, Nevada. Beneath courtroom order this injunction prohibits the illegal use in commerce by anybody of the title “Metallast®”a USPTO registered trademark owned by David Semas.

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Chemeon appealed the District Court docket order and on June 2, 2022with a Mandate issued on June 24, 2022 the Ninth Circuit Court docket of Appeals additional upheld the District Court docket’s FINDINGS OF FACT AND CONCLUSIONS OF LAW. Any unauthorized use of the Metalast® title by Chemeon, Chemetall, a enterprise unit of BASF, QualiChem or Chemeon’s distributors after June 11, 2015 is a False Designation of Origin. All merchandise or piece elements floor handled or processed after that date can’t be labeled, and are usually not, nor have even been “previously Metalast”, or “previously generally known as Metalast.” Any enterprise advertising, distributing, promoting or promoting any product characterised as such after June 11, 2015 does so with out license or permission.

Chemeon, and its homeowners Dean and Madylon Meiling entered right into a courtroom accredited contract promising after June 10, 2015their enterprise entities, due to this fact additionally Chemetall, QualiChem and their different distributors would “now not be capable to use the title Metalast® in any trend or method in any respect.” David Semas has not licensed or in any manner in any other case or consented to the characterization of any enterprise entity as being “Metalast®.”.

Efficient June 10, 2015, David Semas hereby disclaims any and all legal responsibility for any product defects, wrongful demise, private damage, or property harm in anyway attributed, or alleged to be attributed to, any product marketed, represented, distributed, or bought as a Metalast product, or underneath the ” previously Metalast” moniker, with or with out the ® image. To view courtroom orders, different related courtroom paperwork and extra data go to

Based by David Semas in 1994, Metalast® Worldwide, Inc., as Supervisor for Metalast Worldwide, LLC was a supplier of METALAST® anodizing applied sciences and its chemical merchandise had been used for corrosion management and different steel ending processes. METALAST® branded chemical compounds had been accredited and/or specified by Apple, BAE Techniques, Tub Iron Works, The Boeing Firm, Delphi, Ford, GE, Basic Dynamics, Honeywell, Lockheed Martin, Northrop Grumman, Pratt & Whitney, Sikorsky and a whole bunch of main producers and steel ending job outlets worldwide together with many Fortune 500 corporations and the US Army. The corporate is probably greatest recognized for its growth partnership with the US Navy and manufacturing and distribution partnership with Chemetall, a Enterprise Unit of the worldwide big BASF Group, for the METALAST® TCP-HF line of merchandise, the inexperienced chemical substitute to the dangerous carcinogenic anti-corrosion chemical hexavalent chromium.

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SOURCE Metalast, Inc.