Last week, the District
Court for the Northern District of California dismissed Facebook's trademark
complaint against Teachbook. The dismissal was based on a lack of personal
On May 6 th , Facebook re-filed in the Northern
District of Illinois.
Last Week's Dismissal ...
Plaintiff Rogue Satellite Comics
recently sued DreamWorks Animation for copyright infringement. Rogue owns the
copyright to a comic character named "Kingfish" (© 1996). In its complaint,
Rogue alleges that the Kingfish character was copied by DreamWorks and used for
the character "Minion"...
Have you read the wonderful "book" The Hunger Games ? OopsI Let me start
over. I shouldn't say "book" for fear of trademark infringement. Instead, let
me ask: Have you read the arrangement of pages authored by Suzanne Collins,
divided into parts and chapters, and featuring...
Update: As reported by Law360 , Burberry and Bogart, LLC have resolved their dispute over Burberry's use of Humphrey Bogart's image. According to a Burberry representative, the dispute was resolved "amicably."
I'm a sucker for tying things together with quotes -
Rembrandt Social Media has sued Facebook and bookmarking service, AddThis,
accusing them of infringing patents related to the early creation of a web-based personal
The first patent, filed in 1998 and issued in 2002, claimed
a novel technology that gave "ordinary people" ...