573 ABA Journal Trademark Law articles.
Taco Bell filed two petitions to cancel trademark registrations for the phrase “Taco Tuesday” last week while touting its “liberation” campaign.
May 23, 2023 3:21 PM CDT
Plaintiffs can’t go looking for “greener judicial pasture” by dropping 213 of 218 defendants from a lawsuit and then filing a new suit against the same 213 defendants, according to a federal judge in Chicago.
May 3, 2023 3:14 PM CDT
Executives at Jack Daniel’s, whose whiskey was first sold under that name in 1875, have requested that VIP Products stop selling dog chew toys shaped like liquor bottles but with parody names and themes, leading to a major trademark case that the U.S. Supreme Court will take up March 22.
Mar 16, 2023 12:26 PM CDT
The term “gruyere” is a generic description of cheese and can’t be registered with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office as a certification mark denoting the region where the cheese is produced, a federal appeals court has ruled.
Mar 9, 2023 8:59 AM CST
NFL objects to firm’s Super Bowl ad, leading to suit
The Dimopoulos Law Firm in Las Vegas is seeking a declaratory judgment that its Super Bowl commercial did not infringe…
Mar 3, 2023 2:27 PM CST
Legal industry adds 2,400 jobs
The legal services sector added 2,400 jobs in January, according to preliminary and seasonally adjusted figures released Friday by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.…
Feb 3, 2023 3:09 PM CST
The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to decide whether a parody dog toy called “Bad Spaniels” is entitled to protection from trademark infringement and dilution-by-tarnishment claims by Jack Daniel’s Properties Inc.
Nov 28, 2022 8:42 AM CST
Plaintiffs lawyer Jay Edelson told Reuters that he is researching whether Twitter could be sued for giving blue check marks to fake accounts that misled consumers and corporate shareholders.
Nov 15, 2022 12:39 PM CST
A copyright case going before the U.S. Supreme Court on Oct. 12 encompasses the avant-garde pop art of Andy Warhol, the musical genius and personal vulnerability of the performer Prince and the rarefied worlds of rock photography and glossy magazines.
Oct 6, 2022 11:30 AM CDT
A federal judge in Waco, Texas, who hears nearly 25% of the nation’s patent cases will see his intellectual-property docket shrink as a result of a new order on case distribution.
Jul 27, 2022 12:26 PM CDT
A federal appeals court ruled last week that the 2018 law removing most restrictions on hemp legalized the ingredient delta-8 THC, which has psychoactive and intoxicating effects similar to the marijuana ingredient delta-9 THC.
May 24, 2022 9:48 AM CDT
The company that does business as Best Lawyers has sued the publisher of the Washingtonian magazine for its publication of a directory and lawyer referral service called “Washington, D.C.’s Best Lawyers.”
Apr 1, 2022 12:03 PM CDT
An Indianapolis patent and trademark attorney has been charged with entering the U.S. Capitol and engaging in disorderly conduct during the Jan. 6, 2021, riot.
Mar 14, 2022 12:58 PM CDT
Debevoise & Plimpton has claimed in a lawsuit that cybersquatters are using its name in an attempt to profit from ads and seek sensitive information in phishing schemes.
Dec 15, 2021 11:55 AM CST
A Texas lawyer should get a chance to prove that consumers who entered his trademarked keywords in search engines were confused when they saw unlabeled advertisements, clicked on them, and found themselves calling a number that belonged to a legal referral group, a federal appeals court has ruled.
Aug 12, 2021 9:51 AM CDT
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