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The United States Federal District Court for the District of Nevada has dismissed a trademark infringement lawsuit against a foreign Internet poker site in a ruling that signals a rather substantial win for Internet businesses at large Judge Robert…

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But deciding to apply for a federal trademark registration isn't the end-all-be-all Frequently a name or mark is selected for a business without a trademark search ever being done That can be extremely costly if it is later learned…

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Capone an Illinois corporation did not have authorization to use the Tommy Gun trademarks on alcoholic beverages that carry a reproduction of the Tommy Gun marks Additionally Saeilo claims that Capone's infringement not only violates federal trademark law but…

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Frito-Lay brought a lawsuit against Medallion Foods for allegedly trademark infringement trade dress infringement unfair competition and dilution under United States Trademark Act Frito-Lay also alleged willful patent infringement under the patent laws of the United States In its…

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This should have been an open and shut case But then Costco decided to aggressively defend what seems indefensible Costco is basing its defense on the belief that the t he word Tiffany is a generic term for ring…

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In the complaint Willie Gary and his team claim that HP and Palm's infringing use of the name Chubby Checker in relation to its software application is likely to cause confusion or mistake in the minds of the artist's…

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nd US Circuit Court of Appeals recently issued an unsigned opinion finding that the USPA could in fact be banned from using a double horseman logo on its fragrances or cosmetics on the basis that the logo was too…

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In its complaint UA stated that Nike started an ad campaign in the latter months of that misappropriated UA's trademark by pretty much making the phrase I WILL the focal point of its ads on its FACEBOOK and YouTube…

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East Carolina University also known as ECU has filed a lawsuit against Cisco Systems Inc a huge multination communication company Why take on a networking and communication giant Because Cisco has been using the phrase Tomorrow Starts Here in…

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U S District Judge Phyllis Hamilton while there are similarities in the names of the digital application storefronts Apple has not proved that Amazon has in fact tried to pass itself off as an official Apple app store In…

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Though the owners of the MLP Online site seemed to be aware of the fact that their game was infringing on the Hasbro trademark they went ahead and constructed the game anyway However they are not upset with Hasbro…

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Still it seems a little reckless to me to select a trademark that incorporates ARMOR or ARMOUR when entering an industry that has a heavyweight such as Under Armour with a large trademark portfolio and the means to enforce…

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