559 ABA Journal Trademark Law articles.
Feb 14, 2018 8:00 AM CST
Jan 26, 2018 7:00 AM CST
Jan 9, 2018 8:30 AM CSTcomplaint filed Tuesday in the Northern District of California alleges LegalZoom has engaged in the “unauthorized practice of law, false advertising, unfair competition and other claims with respect to preparation and filing of trademark applications" before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.
Dec 20, 2017 3:05 PM CST
Bud Light delivered a cease and desist letter on Friday to a Minneapolis-based craft brewer using a man dressed as a town crier who declared in a theatrical tone that…
Dec 6, 2017 10:28 AM CST
A Harvard law grad who helps businesses create ethical cultures has settled state and federal lawsuits that claimed an advertising agency for Chobani yogurt co-opted his “how” philosophy with a…
Nov 22, 2017 9:07 AM CST
Updated: A conservative Christian group claims it was defamed by the Southern Poverty Law Center’s placement of the ministry on its “hate map” for “anti-LGBT” views.
The federal suit by…
Aug 24, 2017 1:25 PM CDT
A Virginia lawyer and a Mississippi man are seeking to trademark a variation of the N-word in a bid to control use of the word and thwart racists.
Aug 2, 2017 8:45 AM CDT
Jul 26, 2017 8:00 AM CDT
Could this be the end of out-of-town patent lawyers flocking to Marshall, Texas? They’ve become known for showing up in luxury cars, ordering catered gourmet meals for their trial war rooms and running up expensive hotel tabs. That’s the future some observers predict for the top destination for patent infringement lawsuits after a U.S. Supreme Court decision limited the venues where such suits may be filed.
Jul 1, 2017 1:35 AM CDT
Jun 19, 2017 9:10 AM CDT
PayPal claims in a trademark infringement and dilution suit that Pandora’s blue, capital “P” logo, adopted in October, “openly mimics” PayPal’s double P logo.
The suit (PDF), filed last…
May 25, 2017 8:00 AM CDT
A federal appeals court has ruled that Google has not lost trademark protection for its name even though some people use “google” in a generic sense as a verb for…
May 17, 2017 4:21 PM CDT
On Tuesday, Avvo announced that it had won its lawsuit against hackers and phishers who were accused of creating a rip-off site designed to trick lawyers and customers into disclosing…
May 16, 2017 5:27 PM CDT
The First Amendment takes a leading role before the U.S. Supreme Court this term. A case decided Wednesday, along with two others, could impact a slew of important free speech principles, including commercial speech, the government speech doctrine, online privacy, the right to receive information and ideas, speech vs. conduct and the viewpoint discrimination principle.
Apr 1, 2017 3:20 AM CDT