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Controversy Requirement Debated Before Supreme Court In Trademark Case
Posted on 8 Nov 2012 by Melissa Ritti

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (Mealey's) The Second Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals properly found standing lacking in a trademark infringement case by virtue of a covenant not to sue, an attorney for Nike Inc. told the U.S. Supreme Court Nov. 7 ( Already LLC... Read More

EARNHARDT: It’s All in a Name
Posted on 19 May 2016 by Gabriela Nolen

Famous NASCAR driver Dale Earnhardt died in 2001, but litigation relating to his death continues to this day. In a case before the United States Patent and Trademark Office, the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (Board), the former racing super star’s... Read More

High Court Declines To Hear Tiffany’s Trademark Infringement Case Against Ebay
Posted on 30 Nov 2010 by Mark Rogers

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (Mealey's) The U.S. Supreme Court on Nov. 29 declined to grant a petition for certiorari by Tiffany (NJ) Inc. in a case in which the high-end jeweler had accused online auction site eBay Inc. of trademark infringement ( Tiffany... Read More

Hot Dog Maker Gets Steamed At Competitor, Sues Him
Posted on 23 Jun 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

CHICAGO - (AP) This is a dog fight Chicago will relish. Vienna Beef, one of the world's most famous hot dog makers, is suing the owner of a rival hot dog company, accusing him of either stealing Vienna's 118-year-old recipe or lying to customers... Read More

Reebok Sued Over 'Finish Strong' Saints T-shirts
Posted on 8 Mar 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

NEW ORLEANS – (AP) The New Orleans Saints' Super Bowl-winning season has led to a trademark dispute involving the team's unofficial 2009 motto and two manufacturers of athletic wear. In a suit filed in Chicago federal court, Finish ... Read More

Ansel Adams Trust Sues Over Garage Sale Negatives
Posted on 24 Aug 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

SAN JOSE, Calif. - (AP) A group representing Ansel Adams sued a California man for selling prints and posters under the name of the famed nature photographer, the latest salvo in a dispute over glass negatives bought at a garage sale and purported to... Read More

Trademark Lawsuit Stops Return Of G.I. Joe's
Posted on 28 Jun 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

PORTLAND Ore. - (AP) Customers swore the credibility of G.I. Joe's name was the reason they shopped at the longtime sporting goods retailer and when it was changed, the reason they stopped. That name and the ideals and spirit it represented was at... Read More