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What is all this “Likelihood of Confusion” Talk Really About Anyway?

  Suppose a lady walks into a bar and orders a PEPSI tequila thinking it was made by the company who created her favorite soft drink, PEPSI cola. While at the bar, she spills the drink on her all white dress, so the next day she goes to...

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Is Clubhouse in the doghouse?

I’m sure by now you’ve heard of Clubhouse - the latest and greatest of social media networks. It gained its popularity toward the end of 2020 when the word got out about its existence, and its exclusivity to iPhone users and...

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Is your mark available?

Before going through the process of applying for trademark protection, you should have a trademark search performed. It’s not enough to just do a simple word search on the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) database because it...

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Protect Your Brand With a Strong Mark

Business owners have become more and more aware of the importance of protecting their brand and are hiring attorneys or heading to the trademark office to secure exclusive ownership of their brands. Most of my clients come to me after they’ve...

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Duchess Meghan of Sussex wins privacy infringement lawsuit against tabloid

Duchess Meghan sued an England Tabloid and its owners for violating her privacy in February 2019, when it published five stories featuring parts of a private letter she wrote to her estranged father, Thomas Markle, following her 2018 weeding to Prince...

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Rolls-Royce Trademarks ‘Seraph’ Nameplate, but what for?

A new trademark application suggests that Rolls-Royce still has a few tricks up its sleeve. While many brands often trademark names from their past just to secure them and block someone else from using it, it’s not uncommon to revive an older...

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New Balance Wins $3.8 Million USD Trademark Lawsuit Against Chinese Brand “New Barlun”

There’s no secret that China is known for their luxury brand replicas, however American brand, New Balance is not tolerating it.    New Balance has just won a trademark lawsuit in China against a brand named...

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Utah theme park sues Taylor Swift over trademark infringement

                                                                 by Williametta...

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The “original” Boring Company sues Elon Musk’s company for trademark infringement

                                                 by Williametta Garnett   The Nevada company is suing Elon Musk’s...

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NFL Titans Oppose Trademark of Roughnecks XFL Logo

                                          by Williametta Garnett    The National Football League and the Tennessee Titans have filed...

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