ERATE.com (ERATE®) files Federal Trademark Lawsuit against Finance of America Mortgage over its unauthorized and extensive use of ERATE®
Many consumers have displayed the mistaken belief that ERATE.COM is related to or affiliated with "erates mortgage," a name being used by Finance of America Mortgage. ERATE.com is in no way associated with that business, and never has been.
ERATE.COM has been using the mark ERATE® to offer mortgage and personal finance related services since the year 2000. ERATE.COM holds an incontestable trademark for ERATE®, registered with the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office. We believe that our trademark is being infringed and causing confusion among consumers. Therefore, on May 4, 2017, we filed a federal trademark lawsuit against Finance of America Mortgage and others. You can view the lawsuit that we filed by clicking the button below.
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