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Holland & Knight
In a recent decision out of the U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota, a court ruled that a non-party to a lawsuit could be held in contempt for violating a preliminary injunction...
Klein Moynihan Turco LLP
NCAA college athletes should register their athlete trademarks now that they can take advantage of their name, image, and likeness. Registered trademarks provide strong protections...
Lewis Roca
The limited availability of custom-designed shoes, clothing, and accessories makes these items highly desirable and they fetch high prices. But are they legal?
Wolf, Greenfield & Sacks, P.C.
The TTAB (Tee-Tee-Ā-Bee) recently decided the appeals from the three Section 2(d) refusals described below. No hints today. How do you think they turned out?
Wolf, Greenfield & Sacks, P.C.
A number of trademark practitioners believe that the TTAB should be issuing more precedential decisions.The Board has recently made available a form for nominating a Board decision as precedential.
Freeman Mathis & Gary
Belmora LLC has petitioned for writ of certiorari to the Supreme Court for a second time in a decades-long trademark dispute between Bayer Consumer Care AG and Belmora over their use of the FLANAX mark for over-the-counter pain relievers ...
Wolf, Greenfield & Sacks, P.C.
In its decision (here) finding likelihood of confusion between the mark IBKÜL (stylized) and the mark KÜHL, both for clothing items, the Board considered only one of four of Alfwear's registered marks.
Social media is in the middle of many things we do these days. Thus, intellectual property law gets pulled right in and failure to take basic steps to protect your assets...
Wolf, Greenfield & Sacks, P.C.
In a non-precedential ruling, the CAFC upheld the TTAB's decision (here) denying a petition for cancellation of a General Motors registration for the mark SUPER CRUISE for "computer software, cameras...
Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP
Remember when you had to elbow your way through throngs of teenagers with overdrawn eyeliner to find your favorite makeup at your local store? Those days are gone (or soon could be).
Armstrong Teasdale
The Supreme Court of the United States recently denied review of an 11th Circuit case addressing an important trademark infringement situation.
Wolf, Greenfield & Sacks, P.C.
Among the flurry of opinions issued by the Board on September 30th, the last day of the USPTO's fiscal year, were the three listed below, ...
Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz
Pro baller Terry Rozier (our defendant) began his career with the Boston Celtics and now plays for the Charlotte Hornets. Rozier's reputation around the NBA as a "dangerous scorer"
Wolf, Greenfield & Sacks, P.C.
In February 2020, the TTAB ordered cancellation of two registration for certain trash bag trade dress, one registration owned by each party to the proceeding, ...
Butler Snow LLP
In our previous post, we discussed the importance of front-end intellectual property (IP) protection and seeking legal counsel to help build out a strategy to best navigate the intricate IP landscape.
Wolf, Greenfield & Sacks, P.C.
Applicant Haider Capital sought a concurrent registration for the mark SKIN DEEP for beauty salon and health spa services, naming registrant Skin Deep Laser as an excepted user.
Pryor Cashman LLP
In Bose, the declarant included a false statement regarding use of a mark in commerce in a maintenance filing.
Stites & Harbison PLLC
The Trademark Modernization Act of 2020 (TMA) introduced several amendments to federal trademark statutes, known as the Lanham Act, that should prove favorable to brand owners when the TMA becomes effective on December 27th.
Arnold & Porter
Karen Hepp co-anchors a television morning show on Philadelphia's Fox affiliate, WTXF, and has been a professional journalist for more than two decades.
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