A Trademark is a legally registered distinctive mark or sign which identifies goods, products or services that originate or are associated with a particular person or enterprise . A typical example of a... more +
A Trademark is a legally registered distinctive mark or sign which identifies goods, products or services that originate or are associated with a particular person or enterprise . A typical example of a trademark would be a company's logo such as the Nike "Check" or McDonald's "Golden Arches."
The Ska / DuClaw Trademark Dispute Over EUPHORIA, Trademark Lessons for the Craft Brewer
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As anyone in the candy industry will attest, many factors go into the making of a hit product. First and foremost, it better taste good. Having a great slogan also helps, as will having a celebrity endorser like Bart...more
In this issue:
- Cookies, Clouds and Other Challenges – Retrospect and Prospect in Data Protection
- Employee Data Protection – What’s Down the Road?
- German Federal Supreme Court Decides Another...more
In This Issue:
- Supreme Court Affirms Dismissal Based on Nike's Broad Covenant Not to Sue
- Hershey Cannot Kiss SWISSKISS Chocolates Goodbye
- Luulemon's Design Mark is Rejected as Merely...more
A recent $8.1 million verdict in a trademark and trade dress infringement action is an emphatic reminder that businesses of all sizes should protect their trade dress as well as their trademarks. Although smaller or startup...more
The red hot dispute continues between Christian Louboutin and Yves Saint Laurent (“YSL”) over Louboutin’s red sole shoe trademark. On January 16, 2013, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office rejected Louboutin’s request to...more
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
In 2007, the Supreme Court in MedImmune v. Genentech broadened the scope of declaratory judgment jurisdiction, making it easier for parties fearing IP claims to bring defensive lawsuits. Last week, the Court made it easier...more
1. What is a trademark?
A trademark is a brand name for a product. It can be a word, phrase, logo, design, or virtually anything that is used to identify the source of the product and distinguish it from competitors’...more
This year has been marked by significant judicial and legislative developments relating to the fashion industry in the United States....more
It’s not every day that a small company stands up for itself against a multi-billion dollar company in court, and manages to obtain a large verdict in the process, but this is precisely the Cinderella story that played out in...more
An illustrated outline of the various types of trademarks and trade dress and the rules applicable to their protectability requirements....more
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