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Fitch, Even, Tabin & Flannery: Seventh Circuit Addresses Sovereign Immunity in Trademark Case

By John E. Lyhus The Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit recently issued an opinion having important ramifications for trademark disputes that involve state entities: Board of Regents of the University of Wisconsin System v. Phoenix International Software, Inc . Significantly, this case...

University of Arizona Immune to Counterclaims in Ansel Adams Trademark Case

Last week, the 9th Circuit found the University of Arizona immune to counterclaims filed by trademark defendants accused of wrongfully selling prints called "Ansel Adams Lost Negatives." Ansel Adams Publ Rights Trust v. PRS Media Partners, LLC , 2012 U.S. App. LEXIS 25896 (9th Cir. Cal. Dec...