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The rush to trademark "Covfefe"
As of today there are over 28 USPTO filings for the word "Covfefe" "Is this another down payment on Donald Trump’s economic growth...
Trademarking the Scent of Childhood- Play Doh
Hasbro has filed a trademark Serial Number 87335817 for " NON-VISUAL PLAY-DOH SCENT MARK." It is fairly unusual to try and protect a...
The Girl Scouts take a stand
The USPTO revised fees
A set of new USPTO filing fees. Paper filers will be impacted the most. Ten TTAB fees are changing as well. For full details, see ...
San Diego Trademark Drama
There’s Already a Challenge to the ‘LA Chargers’ Trademark – and It’s Not From the Dodgers http://www.voiceofsandiego.org/topics/news/the...
Hurdles for those who want to protect trademarks for cannabis related goods and services.
"Most cannabis-related activities cannot be lawfully regulated by Congress, and the USPTO has taken the position that trademarks used in...
Non-Traditional Trademark- Goats on a Roof
Ever since I was in Door County Wisconsin, I have been intrigued by these non-traditional trademarks. http://www.eater.com/2010/9/17/6718...
Star Athletica, LLC v. Varsity Brands, Inc., a copyright case regarding the “separability” of design
https://www.law.cornell.edu/supct/cert/15-866 On October 31, 2016, the Supreme Court heard arguments in Star Athletica, LLC v. Varsity...
A partial win for Converse brand
This was a partial win for the Converse brand. http://www.nytimes.com/2016/06/24/business/for-chuck-taylor-a-sole-trademark-is-upheld.ht...
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