No. 95-8751.

77 F.3d 1325 (1996)

SUNAMERICA CORPORATION, a Delaware Corporation, f/k/a Sun Life Group of America, Sun Life Insurance Company of America, a Maryland Corporation, Plaintiffs-Counterdefendants-Appellants, v. SUN LIFE ASSURANCE COMPANY OF CANADA, a Canadian Corporation, Sun Life Assurance Company of Canada (U.S.), a Delaware Corporation, Defendants-Counterclaimants-Appellees.

United States Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit.

March 19, 1996.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

John J. Dalton, Mark S. Vanderbroek, Michael D. Hobbs, Troutman Sanders, Atlanta, GA, Jerome Gilson, William Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione, Chicago, IL, for appellants.

Oscar Persons, Alston & Bird, Atlanta, GA, Binham B. Leverich, Covington & Burling, Washington, DC, David C. Hilliard, Joseph N. Welch, Pattishall, McAuliffe, Newbury, Hilliard & Geraldson, Chicago, IL, for appellees.

Before DUBINA and CARNES, Circuit Judges, and MILLS, District Judge.

CARNES, Circuit Judge:

This trademark case concerns a dispute between two insurance companies over the right to use the mark SUN LIFE. The plaintiffs are SunAmerica Corporation and its wholly-owned subsidiary, Sun Life Insurance Company of America ("Sun Life of America") (collectively, "SunAmerica"). The defendants are Sun Life Assurance Company of Canada and its subsidiary, Sun Life Assurance Company of Canada (U.S.) (collectively, "Sun Life of Canada"). SunAmerica...

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