Trademark Law

Law Firms

Law firm claims its First Amendment rights were violated when judge banned its nursing home ad

Trademark Law

Demand letter claims ‘Bernie is my comrade’ T-shirt is a trademark violation

Trademark Law

Creator of ‘Walking Dead’ comic book sues restaurant entrepreneur over trademark applications

Trials & Litigation

Will Milano suit settlement kill Trader Joe’s competing brand? No word on how cookies may crumble

Advertising Law

Soccer great Pele sues Samsung for $30M, using same attorney as Michael Jordan

Trials & Litigation

Federal judge tells Skechers to stop selling shoes ‘confusingly similar’ to Adidas

Trials & Litigation

Burberry sues Penney over plaid products, faces unrelated customer suit on outlet store price tags

Intellectual Property Law

Court rejects effort to trademark shape of KitKat candy bar

Intellectual Property

Judge refuses to toss graffiti artist’s suit claiming his mural was used on dress worn by Katy Perry

Trademark Law

Yosemite changes names of park sites as a result of trademark dispute

Intellectual Property

Metallica blames ‘overzealous attorney’ for cease-and-desist letter

Obiter Dicta

These plaintiffs argue derogatory words can’t hurt them

First Amendment

Ban on disparaging trademarks violates First Amendment, Federal Circuit rules in band’s appeal

Trademark Law

University sues pizza maker for borrowing from its name

Trials & Litigation

Michael Jordan donates ‘multimillion-dollar’ settlement in advertising case to Chicago charities

Trademark Law

Rent Is Too Damn High Party is for sale, ‘trademark and all’

Trademark Law

Suit says Trader Joe’s ‘Crispy Cookies’ are too much like the iconic ‘Milano’ brand

First Amendment

Judge tosses suit claiming David Axelrod wrongly took credit for ‘ballsy’ consultant’s idea

Trademark Law

Is Reese Witherspoon’s name entitled to trademark protection? Judge weighs claims in actress’ suit

Trials & Litigation

Our hamster toy looks nothing like Fox News anchor, says Hasbro in response to lawsuit