Parody Paradox

On May 14, in a non-precedential opinion , the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board ("TTAB") in the matter of PRL U.S.A. Holdings, Inc. v. Thread Pit, Inc . cancelled Thread Pit's registration of the mark: Thread Pit's mark for "t-shirts and collared polo shirts" was...

Parody Paradox

On May 14, in a non-precedential opinion , the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board ("TTAB") in the matter of PRL U.S.A. Holdings, Inc. v. Thread Pit, Inc . cancelled Thread Pit's registration of the mark: Thread Pit's mark for "t-shirts and collared polo shirts" was...

A Brief History of Time (if “Time” Constituted “Polo” Trademark Litigation)

UPDATE, October 3rd, 2012 : According to Law360 , the U.S. Polo Association is challenging the reach of a court order preventing it from using a Ralph Lauren-like logo on fragrances. The USPA is arguing that its sunglasses do not violate the court's injunction and that the issue needs a trial. ...