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Foley & Lardner LLP: Seeing Red: The Reemergence of Aesthetic Functionality
Posted on 26 Sep 2011 by Foley & Lardner LLP

By Jonathan E. Moskin Although some will see new threats to trademark owners and the licensing industry and others will see new opportunities, trademark owners using creative designs will surely take notice of two decisions this summer: Fleischer... Read More

Ninth Circuit Misunderstands Aesthetic Functionality
Posted on 13 Jun 2011 by Anne Gilson LaLonde

In Fleischer Studios, Inc. v. A.V.E.L.A. , Inc., 636 F.3d 1115 (9th Cir. Cal. 2011) [ enhanced version available to lexis.com subscribers / unenhanced version available from lexisONE Free Case Law ], the Ninth Circuit misapplied the doctrine of aesthetic... Read More

Ninth Circuit Misunderstands Aesthetic Functionality
Posted on 13 Jun 2011 by Anne Gilson LaLonde

In Fleischer Studios, Inc. v. A.V.E.L.A. , Inc., 636 F.3d 1115 (9th Cir. Cal. 2011) [ enhanced version available to lexis.com subscribers / unenhanced version available from lexisONE Free Case Law ], the Ninth Circuit misapplied the doctrine of aesthetic... Read More