Posts Tagged: trade dress


Trademark Cases of the United States Supreme Court

In 1879 the United States Supreme Court first had the opportunity (and necessity) to address whether Congress had been granted in the Constitution the power to enact legislation …

Two of My Favorite Things: Whiskey and Trade Dress

Which brings us to the recent gem of an opinion from the Sixth Circuit. Maker’s Mark has been using red sealing wax on its bourbon bottles …
By Beth Hutchens
8 years ago 1

The Top 5 IP Mistakes Tech Startups Make

One of the costliest mistakes a startup can make is mismanaging intellectual property rights. A company needs to not only manage its own IP rights, but also …
By John Boyd
9 years ago 7

Understanding Intellectual Property Basics

Intellectual property is probably best thought of (at least in general terms) as creations of the mind that are given the legal rights often associated with real …
By Gene Quinn
11 years ago 2