Matt Scyoc

Matt Scyoc

Matt Scyoc is a team member at UpCounsel, an interactive online service that makes it faster and easier for businesses to find and hire legal help solely based on their preferences. UpCounsel helps lawyers in a wide variety of legal fields and topics to increase their customer base and earn more money from their work. Matthew works directly business, trademark, and patent attorneys in order to increase their online image and web presence. In his spare time, he enjoys reading and writing about interesting aspects of intellectual property, patent law, as well as startup law. When he isn't helping attorneys he is helping friends and clients find inexpensive, high quality business legal help using the UpCounsel platform. You can find Matthew through the UpCounsel website and contact him directly.


Posts by Matt Scyoc


Second Circuit rules against Luis Vuitton in trademark parody case

The Second Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed the decision of the Southern District Court of New York in Louis Vuitton Malletier, S.A. v. My Other Bag, …
By Matt Scyoc
1 year ago 0

Estate of Marilyn Monroe sues intimate apparel company for trademark infringement

On August 8, 2016, plaintiff became aware of defendant’s unauthorized use of the Marilyn Monroe marks and likeness and sent a cease and desist letter. Defendant continued with …
By Gene Quinn & Matt Scyoc
1 year ago 1

Changed Standard for Design Patent Damages Means More Design Patents Necessary

For patent holders in design patent infringement cases, having multiple component design patents for any given product will help maximize the potential damage award. A multiple design …
By Matt Scyoc & Gene Quinn
1 year ago 0

Understanding the Geographic Scope of a Trademark Injunction: Guthrie v. Context Media

Trademark injunctions must take into account both online promotion and future expansion plans. A narrowly-tailored geographically limited injunction can be particularly damaging to growing businesses if the …
By Matt Scyoc
1 year ago 1

Tiffany & Co. Successfully Asserts Trademark Infringement Claims Against Costco

On October 5, 2016, a jury in Tiffany and Co. v. Costco Wholesale Corp. – litigated before Judge Swain of the Southern District Court of New York – awarded Tiffany & Co. (…
By Matt Scyoc
1 year ago 0

Apple’s New Wind Patent for Cooling Electronic Devices

According to the company, Apple’s method utilizes a solid-state air mover using “corona discharge—an electrical discharge near a charged conductor caused by the ionization of …
By Matt Scyoc
6 years ago 4