Is It All in Good Fun?

Is It All in Good Fun?

In trademark law, the likelihood of confusion between two marks is one of the most common reasons for trouble. But there is an exception to every rule, and attorneys in a recent case involving a crude knock-off of the Patagonia brand are seeking to u… Read More
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All Shook Up

All Shook Up

The Las Vegas Review-Journal recently reported that Authentic Brands Group (ABG), the licensing company that controls the names and images of many celebrities, has sent cease-and-desist letters to several Elvis Presley-themed wedding chapels in Las V… Read More
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Staying Positive

I recently attended an interesting webinar on the topic of trademark law in the world of the internet. I had the pleasure of learning about IP Enforcement Plans, the Communication Decency Act, the Stored Communications Act, and a host of other topics… Read More
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Engaged in Counterfeiting

Trademark law often draws public interest because it involves familiar brands that we all use on a daily basis. And an important New York case, now on its way to the Federal Court of Appeals, involves a couple of big ones: Tiffany & Co. vs. Costc… Read More
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On Your Mark, Get Set . . . Whoa!

With visitors from across the globe flooding London to catch a glimpse of the 2012 Olympic Games in recent weeks, a London area cab company planned to attract business by painting the five interlocking rings – the trademarked symbol of the Olympic… Read More
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