In This Issue:

• Bottle Design and Bottle Cap Design Are Both Entitled to Trademark Registration

• Disney Owns Winnie-the-Pooh Trademarks

• Apple Loses Claim Against Amazon for Use of Appstore

- Excerpt from Disney Owns Winnie-the-Pooh Trademarks:

Stephen Slesinger, Inc. filed twelve opposition and cancellation proceedings with the TTAB, opposing Disney’s registration of various trademarks derived from the Winnie-the-Pooh works. Slesinger argued that Slesinger, not Disney, owned the marks. Disney argued that the issue of ownership of the marks had already been determined by a district court in a prior lawsuit between the parties. The TTAB granted Disney’s motion for summary judgment and dismissed the case, finding that Disney’s ownership of the marks had been previously determined by a district court. Slesinger appealed the ruling to the Federal Circuit Court of Appeals...

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Topics:  Amazon, App Store, Apple, Disney, Infringement, Proctor & Gamble, Scope Mouthwash, Trade Dress, Trademark Trial and Appeal Board, Trademarks, USPTO, Winnie-The-Pooh

Published In: Art, Entertainment & Sports Updates, Civil Procedure Updates, Intellectual Property Updates, Science, Computers & Technology Updates

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