Investment adviser Ariel wins trademark case over Fla. agency

A federal judge today ordered a Florida wealth manager to change its name so it will not be confused with the Chicago-based Ariel Investments LLC.In a written order, U.S. District Judge Matthew F. Kennelly permanently enjoined Ariel Capital Advisors LLC of Naples, Fla., from using any name that is “confusingly similar” to any of the nine Ariel trademarks that Ariel Investments owns.He ordered Ariel Capital to …

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