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Jones Day
Alterations to the European Union's trademark laws came into force on October 1, 2017. The Result: The changes address matters relating to certification marks and will also introduce a number of procedural changes.
Stites & Harbison PLLC
In the spirit of Halloween, this post will be about the ghostly subject of phantom marks.
Wolf, Greenfield & Sacks, P.C.
In a 74-page opinion, the Board dismissed an opposition to the mark GREATER OMAHA & Design, shown below left...
Reed Smith
In the highly-publicized case about unauthorized reselling of Trader Joe's merchandise by renegade Canadian merchant "Pirate Joe's," social media provided the powder keg for Trader Joe's...
Ropes & Gray LLP
The ITC is first and foremost a trade forum tasked with ensuring international parity in trade.
Wolf, Greenfield & Sacks, P.C.
In this consolidated proceeding concerning the mark LEHMAN BROTHERS, Tiger Lily Ventures Ltd. moved to strike certain testimony and evidence submitted by Barclays Capital Inc. during the latter's case-in-chief...
Fenwick & West LLP
At the center of every successful video game franchise lies a strong and well-guarded brand. Those brands are reinforced by their trademarks—the words and symbols that serve as badges...
Wolf, Greenfield & Sacks, P.C.
It has been said that one can predict the outcome of a Section 2(d) appeal 95% of the time just by looking at the marks and the goods or services.
Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie LLP
That was the question the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (the "Board") sought to answer in the application proceedings of In re Don Calder.
Wolf, Greenfield & Sacks, P.C.
The USPTO refused registration of the applied-for mark PERSON, finding it merely descriptive of wearable computers, wearable electronic devices, smart watches, and other goods.
Wolf, Greenfield & Sacks, P.C.
Because opposer failed to allege use of her mark SULBING in the United States, the Board dismissed her claim of likelihood of confusion under Section 2(d).
Wolf, Greenfield & Sacks, P.C.
Because opposer failed to allege use of her mark SULBING in the United States, the Board dismissed her claim of likelihood of confusion under Section 2(d).
Stites & Harbison PLLC
In April 2016, Gronk Nation LLC filed two applications for registration of himself in silhouette form spiking a football.
Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP
The Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy (the "UDRP" or the "Policy") frequently provides a welcome remedy for those trademark owners who fall victim to cybersquatters.
Wolf, Greenfield & Sacks, P.C.
In this opposition to registration of the mark CERTIFIED EMAIL for various email services, Opposer USPS submitted the testimony declarations of four witnesses...
Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie LLP
Whether your passion is rock climbing, camping, skiing, yoga or scuba diving, starting a company that combines your passion with the opportunity to pay your bills can be exciting and overwhelming.
Wolf, Greenfield & Sacks, P.C.
The Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB) has scheduled four (4) oral hearings for the month of October 2017.
Wolf, Greenfield & Sacks, P.C.
The Board denied petitioner's motion to disqualify the Board from this cancellation proceeding involving several registration for the mark TRUMP.
Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie LLP
Are you free to register the trademark SWAP SEALED WITH A PRAYER when someone else has an existing registration for the mark SWAP, and both are directed to clothing goods?
Wolf, Greenfield & Sacks, P.C.
The Board affirmed a refusal to register the mark APPARATUS in the stylized from shown below, finding it merely descriptive of lamps and lighting fixtures, candles, electrical repair services...
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Owners of federal trademark registrations and applications have been continuously targeted by scam artists who pull owner names from the USPTO database and contact these owners offering...
Reed Smith
Delta Airlines, Inc. ("Delta") sued a handful of defendants in Federal court last week over a pet shipment website that appears to be affiliated with the company. Delta is seeking an injunction and damages against John Doe defendants.
Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie LLP
Twitter has been referred to as "the Wild West of the internet—a lawless, godless place designed for sinners and sure to corrupt the pure of heart."
Foley Hoag LLP
In early 2017, battery manufacturer Duracell obtained Lever Rule protection for certain gray market batteries bearing the DURACELL trademark.
Wolf, Greenfield & Sacks, P.C.
Because opposer failed to allege use of her mark SULBING in the United States, the Board dismissed her claim of likelihood of confusion under Section 2(d).
Stites & Harbison PLLC
On August 28, I posted about a case involving the question whether "google" is a generic term for providing a search engine. Now the good folks at Velcro Companies are fighting the same battle, but they're trying to attack the problem without litigation about whether the name of their product is generic – or possibly to provide ammunition in the event of litigation.
Foley Hoag LLP
Anna Jarvis led the efforts to establish the first official celebration of Mother's Day in 1908, during which she honored her own mother, Ann Maria Reeves Jarvis, a Civil War-era social activist.
Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie LLP
For years, designer handbag maker Louis Vuitton has been entrenched in trademark litigation against the Los Angeles based one-woman tote bag maker "My Other Bag." My Other Bag sells relatively inexpensive canvas tote bags depicting caricatures of expensive designer handbags on one side with the text "My Other Bag" on the other.
Reed Smith
The San Diego Comic Convention (SDCC) and the proprietors of Utah's "Salt Lake Comic Con" sparred recently in summary judgment arguments over the SDCC's COMIC CON trademark.
Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP
The Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy (the "UDRP" or the "Policy") frequently provides a welcome remedy for those trademark owners who fall victim to cybersquatters.
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