Facebook Wins Chinese Trademark Case

  International trademark cases appear to get sticky, especially in China. Fortunately, this recent trademark case did not get lost in translation. Chinese beverage company attempted...
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Run-DMC Founder Sues Walmart and Amazon for $50 Million

  Amazon and Walmart have found themselves in a tricky, tricky, trrrrrricky lawsuit with none other than hip-hop group Run-DMC.  (This is the group behind...

5 Words That Major Brands Fought For In Trademark Court This Year

In 2014, major brands fought over words to trademark. In summary, Victoria Secret and Daniel Pink fought earlier this year over the flirty hue,...

Fatdoor.com vs. Nextdoor.com trade secret theft case going to trial in federal court

San Francisco, Calif. – (April 25, 2014) –  In a blow to neighborhood social network Nextdoor.com, Inc. (http://www.nextdoor.com) and its venture fund Benchmark Capital (http://www.benchmark.com),...

Trademarks after Tam: A Rise in Offensive Filings and the Washington Redskins

Four weeks ago, the Supreme Court ruling in Matal v. Tam answered a decades long question that has captivated the attention of the media, businessman, sports fans, and legal theorists alike: the team name...
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What To Know Before Filing A Lawsuit

You may believe that someone has infringed upon your legal rights to such an extent that it is necessary to sue them. Before you...

Snaks 5th Avenchew v. Saks Fifth Avenue

  Entrepreneur, Carrie Sarabella, had trademarked the name 'Snaks 5th Avenchew,' (@Snaks5thAve) for her gourmet dog food brand. Saks Fifth Avenue got word of this cutely named pup snack and...