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A Meridian, Idaho-based credit union is asking a judge to end a dispute with a Kansas-based bank over the credit union’s use of the term “CapEd,” according to a complaint filed last week in an Idaho District Court.

According to the document, Capital Educators Federal Credit Union wants the court to declare that the credit union, which generally serves members in Idaho, is not infringing on a trademark held by Capitol Federal Savings Bank, which operates 54 branches in Kansas and Missouri. The bank has trademarked “CAPFED” and has demanded that the credit union stop using “CapEd,” according to the complaint.

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