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Sixth Circuit upholds Seventh-day Adventism’s trademark and rejects Free Exercise and Religious Freedom Restoration Act claims: General Conf. Corp. v. McGill (August 10, 2010)
Posted on 12 Aug 2010 by Copyright & Trademark Law Community Staff

Plaintiffs Seventh-day Adventists sued Walter McGill, a pastor, for trademark infringement based on McGill's use of their protected marks in advertising and promoting his breakaway church. McGill brought a motion to dismiss based on the Free Exercise... Read More

Sixth Circuit upholds Seventh-day Adventism’s trademark and rejects Free Exercise and Religious Freedom Restoration Act claims: General Conf. Corp. v. McGill (August 10, 2010)
Posted on 12 Aug 2010 by Copyright & Trademark Law Community Staff

Plaintiffs Seventh-day Adventists sued Walter McGill, a pastor, for trademark infringement based on McGill's use of their protected marks in advertising and promoting his breakaway church. McGill brought a motion to dismiss based on the Free Exercise... Read More

Pastor Going to Jail for Continued Infringement of Seventh-day Adventist Trademark
Posted on 28 Aug 2012 by Copyright & Trademark Law Community Staff

A pastor his headed to jail for defying a trademark infringement ruling in favor of the Seventh-day Adventist Church, according to the Adventist News Network . On July 13, Pastor Walter McGill was apprehended and turned over to law enforcement on the... Read More