Sleepy's Files Trademark Action Over Macy's Use Of "Mattress Professionals"
By: Jacob S. Wharton
New York based Sleepy's LLC filed suit against department-store chain Macy's for infringing Sleepy's trademark "the mattress professionals." The case was filed in United States District Court for the Southern District of New York (Civil Action No. 10-cv-3982). In its complaint, Sleepy's seeks an injunction against Macy's use of the phrases "Ask Our Mattress Pros" and "Factory-Trained Mattress Professionals."