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United Realty Group, a fast-growing brokerage with offices in Royal Palm Beach, Wellington and Boca Raton, and United Country Real Estate of Kansas City, Missouri, continue to battle over rights to the United name. United Country filed a federal suit in ...


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United Realty Group, a fast-growing brokerage with offices in Royal Palm Beach, Wellington and Boca Raton, and United Country Real Estate of Kansas City, Missouri, continue to battle over rights to the United name. United Country filed a federal suit in January accusing Plantation-based United Realty of trademark infringementA mediation session July 12 resulted in an impasse, according to court records. United Country, which has offices in Stuart and Naples, said it has operated since 1925 and trademarked the United brand in 1978Underscoring its ambitions, the head of United Country and United Real Estate appeared on the CBS show Undercover Boss in May. 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