Opinion: MCO Is Suing MLB? That’s Just Silly! Here’s Why.

Not long ago, Lucky (Ben) from One Mile At A Time wrote an article about GOAA (The Greater Orlando Aviation Authority, which represents MCO and Orlando Executive Airport) suing Orlando Melbourne International Airport, claiming that the name “Orlando-Melbourne International Airport” is false and deceptive advertising.

The lawsuit asks the court to permanently stop Melbourne’s aviation board from using the word “Orlando” in MLB’s name, advertising or promotional materials, to display a retraction statement on its website for at least one year and to pay damages and attorney’s fees.

The lawsuit states that, “By causing a likelihood of confusion, mistake and deception, MLB is inflicting irreparable harm on the goodwill symbolized by GOAA’s Orlando International Airport Trademark and the reputation for quality that it embodies.”

Friends, I live in Orlando and trust me when I say that MCO is making a mountain out of a molehill with this lawsuit. Here’s why…

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Flying to Orlando? Make Sure Your Plane is Going to the Right Airport!

Things are heating up in the skies above the greater Central Florida area, as some local airports fight over who gets to use the word “Orlando” in their name.
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