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Australian Court Holds That Use of a Corporate Logo for Purposes of Engaging in a Public Campaign Amounts to Mostly Fair Dealing

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Australia's Copyright Act allows for various "fair dealing" defenses that set out defined categories of acceptable uses of copyrighted work. These uses include research or study, criticism or review, parody or satire,...more

Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.L.L.C.

MarkIt to Market® - July 2021: Bombing Atomically – Futura and the Future of Fluid Trademarks

This month, Google has celebrated July 4th, the start of the 2020 summer Olympics, and Ángela Peralta's 175th birthday, to name a few, through its iconic Google Doodles found atop the Google search page. Google is one of many...more

Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.L.L.C.

MarkIt to Market® - July 2021

[co-author: Richa Patel, Summer Associate] The July 2021 issue of Sterne Kessler's MarkIt to Market® newsletter discusses fluid trademarks and the Cannabis Administration and Opportunity Act. Plus, check out the answer key...more

Dorsey & Whitney LLP

Environmental Advocate Wins Battle Against “Australia’s Greatest Liability”

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Greenpeace, the well-known environmental campaign organization, recently prevailed over an electricity giant in the Australian case AGL Energy Limited v. Greenpeace Australia Pacific Limited. Australia’s parody and satire law...more

Holland & Knight LLP

Gmail to Use Verified Trademark Logo Badges to Combat Email Scammers

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In the face of the ever-growing threat of cyberattacks disguised in emails from phishers, impostors and other increasingly sophisticated security scammers, Google has launched a tool to allow organizations to fight back by...more

Caldwell Intellectual Property Law

Trademark Tales: Yeezy Vs. Walmart Battle Continues

Yeezy, LLC and Kanye West have a history with Walmart in the world of intellectual property and trademark rights. Most recently, Yeezy sued Walmart and third-party sellers for unfair competition for selling copycats of...more

Firesign | Enlightened Legal Marketing

Law Firm Logos: Four Key Considerations

Few marketing projects pack the punch of a logo design or redesign: Your firm’s logo is the primary visual messenger of your brand, appearing on materials ranging from court filings to Koozies. It’s imperative that a...more

Ervin Cohen & Jessup LLP

The Increasing Popularity of Ghost Kitchens Raises Questions Over Restaurant Brands’ IP Protections

Since the inception of the pandemic, “ghost kitchens” - or shared commercial spaces which host multiple restaurant brands only serving food via delivery or takeout - have presented a surprising silver lining for both...more

Pullman & Comley - School Law

Native American Mascots: An Emerging Legal Landscape – Part Three

Earlier this month, The CABE Journal (see page 11) published a portion of an article by Pullman & Comley attorney Zach Schurin entitled “Native American Mascots: An Emerging Legal Landscape.” The article examines the legal...more

Great Jakes Marketing

The Top 15 Law Firm Logos - We examined the visual branding of 300 large law firms. Fifteen logos stood out.

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In my last blog post, I examined how the logos of the Top 50 law firms had evolved over the past five years. I found that little had changed. Most of the logos were (still) relatively simple type-treatments that used muted...more

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The Law Firm Logo Landscape, Revisited - How the top 50 law firms have evolved their logos over the past five years

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Five years ago, while preparing for a brand design project, I examined the logos of the top 50 law firms in the U. S. Here’s what I found: lots of simple text treatments, an abundance of muted colors, and a dearth of flourish...more

Akerman LLP - Marks, Works & Secrets

Not All Domain Names Are Registrable, Even After Booking.com

The question of whether a generic term combined with the .com gTLD extension could serve as a trademark was settled last July, when the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that the proposed trademark could not...more

Smart & Biggar

PC v. PC: Smart & Biggar prevails in dismissal of appeal on behalf of Pampered Chef

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On February 15, 2021, the Federal Court of Appeal issued its decision dismissing an appeal from the Federal Court’s trial decision in Loblaws Inc v Columbia Insurance Company, 2019 FC 961. As previously reported, Pampered...more

Foster Garvey PC

Planning a Super Bowl-themed Marketing Campaign? 5 Tips for Staying In Bounds

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With the Super Bowl coming up, it is important for brands looking to capitalize on football-themed promotions to remember that the terms “Super Bowl” and “Super Sunday” are registered trademarks guarded by the National...more

Allen & Overy LLP

Propel: The branding and uniqueness of self-driving vehicles – an overview of design law

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In this installment of A&O’s podcast series on autonomous vehicles, NY partner Paul Keller interviews our own David Stone, the Global Head of Intellectual Property, and author of a leading textbook on EU design law. Listen as...more

Goulston & Storrs PC

Are You Ready to Comply With Evolving Name, Image and Likeness (NIL) Rules and Regulations?

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Six states have enacted NIL legislation, another 27 states have proposed NIL legislation, the U.S. Congress has at least two bills proposed, the NAIA has enacted NIL rules, and in January 2021 the NCAA likely will endorse its...more

Dorsey & Whitney LLP

The Name Lives On: the eCommerce Rebirth of Brick and Mortar Brands

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The impact of COVID-19 restrictions and precautions, combined with trending consumer preferences to shop online, is fueling bankruptcy filings of well-known brick-and-mortar brands. As customers bid farewell to fond strip...more

International Lawyers Network

Black Lives Matter Movement Sparks Branding Changes

The tragic killings of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor and Ahmaud Arbery this year, among others, have reinvigorated the Black Lives Matter movement, resulting in powerful nationwide conversations about racial injustice in the...more

Hogan Lovells

Has Messi opened up a Pandora’s box before the European Courts?

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Messi is victorious not only on the football field, but also before the European Courts: the football player’s reputation creates a conceptual difference between MESSI and MASSI which counteracts the visual and phonetic...more

K&L Gates LLP

A Right Royal Rejection: “Royal Butler” Trade Mark Application Denied in the UK

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HRH Prince Charles’ former butler has had his application to register a “Royal Butler” logo as a UK trade mark denied by the UK Intellectual Property Office following a successful opposition by Lord Chamberlain, on behalf of...more

Thompson Coburn LLP

Why potential claimants should take care with DMCA takedown demands

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A recent decision shows why intellectual property owners need to verify the merit of their DMCA takedown notices before making them. Improper DMCA takedown notices can lead to costly litigation and potential liabilities. ...more

Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP

Brandemic: How COVID-19 May Change the Who, What, and How of Your Company’s Brand Identity

The global COVID-19 crisis has created dynamic shifts in how businesses source and sell goods and services. Whether those shifts are temporary or will solidify into more permanent structures ushering in a “new normal” era of...more

McManis Faulkner

Leonard No Longer Team Player For Nike—Was He “Home-Towned?”

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While the Los Angeles Clippers have not lost on the basketball court since March 8, their superstar Kawhi Leonard has racked up consecutive losses against Nike in an Oregon District Court over the last month of the...more

Dorsey & Whitney LLP

Kawhi Leonard told to keep his hands off Nike’s logo

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In an oral ruling last month, Oregon District Court Judge Michael W. Mosman granted Nike’s motion dismissing NBA star Kawhi Leonard’s claims that he rightfully owned “The Claw” logo. The Claw is a logo depicting Leonard’s...more

Fish & Richardson

Can I Copyright My Logo?

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Inside the United States Copyright Office is a Review Board that makes final agency determinations on copyright eligibility, by either accepting or rejecting applications to register a particular work and publishing a...more

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