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Supreme Court Holds That The Ban On Registration Of Immoral And Scandalous Trademarks Is Unconstitutional Viewpoint Discrimination
In 2017, in Matal v. Tam (582 U.S. ___ (2017)), the U.S. Supreme Court found that the ban on the registration of "disparaging" trademarks was unconstitutional viewpoint discrimination...
United States
24 Jul 2019
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Federal Circuit Holds That ITC's Trademark Decisions Are Not Binding On District Courts, Creating A Potential Circuit Split
The U.S. International Trade Commission, a quasi-judicial independent agency based in Washington, D.C., is a common forum for patent, trademark, and trade secret disputes.
United States
17 May 2019
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Looking Beyond Patents At The International Trade Commission - Is The ITC An Underutilized Forum?
The ITC is first and foremost a trade forum tasked with ensuring international parity in trade.
United States
19 Oct 2017
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Supreme Court Rules That TTAB Decisions Can Have Preclusive Effect In Federal Court
On March 24, 2015, in a trademark dispute, the United States Supreme Court determined that "likelihood of confusion for purposes of registration [of a trademark] is the same standard as likelihood of confusion for purposes of infringement."
United States
26 Mar 2015
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Supreme Court Rules That Trademark "Tacking" Is A Question For The Jury
On January 21, 2015, the Supreme Court in Hana Financial, Inc. v. Hana Bank, No. 13-1211, unanimously held that whether different versions of a trademark may be "tacked" for purposes of determining priority is a jury question.
United States
23 Jan 2015
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Supreme Court Unanimously Reverses Ninth Circuit's Decision In "POM Wonderful v. Coca-Cola"
On June 12, 2014, the Supreme Court in POM Wonderful LLC v. Coca-Cola Co. ruled that a competitor may bring a Lanham Act false advertising claim.
United States
18 Jun 2014
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ICANN Deadline Fast Approaching For Objections To New Top-Level Domains
The deadline is fast approaching for third parties to object to any of the nearly 2,000 new generic top-level domains currently under review by the ICANN.
United States
14 Feb 2013
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Court Holds Google’s Sale of Trademarks as Keywords Does Not Create Likelihood of Confusion and is Not Trademark Infringement
On August 3, 2010, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia in "Rosetta Stone Ltd. v. Google Inc"., Case No. 1:09-cv-00736-GBL-TCB (E.D. Va. filed Jul. 10, 2009) ruled on summary judgment that Google’s practice of selling Rosetta Stone’s trademarks as keyword triggers to third party advertisers for use in their Sponsored Link does not create a likelihood of confusion as to the source or origin of Rosetta Stone’s products, or otherwise violate Rosetta Stone’s trademark rights.
United States
16 Sep 2010
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