Use of Golf Course Landmarks Challenged in Court
Tiger Woods struggled at the PGA
Championship. At this time, it looks like he'll miss the cut, which is a rough day in golf terms.
But maybe his misfortune is more understandable in IP terms. Maybe he's concerned
about one of the most hallowed...
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Excerpt from Trade Dress Rights as Instruments of
Monopolistic Competition: Towards a Rejuvenation of the Misappropriation
Doctrine in Unfair Competition Law and a Property Theory of Trademarks , 16
Marq. Intell. Prop. L. Rev. 119 (Winter...
By Shannon King
The multi-million dollar trademark and trade dress dispute between Italian fashion label Gucci and American designer Guess?, Inc. ("Guess?") marches on toward trial as Judge Shira Scheindlin of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York largely...
By Donna Ray Berkelhammer
Trademark attorneys are talking about the Maker's Mark decision, where the red dripping sealing wax on a bottle of Makers Mark ® bourbon was found to be a trademark and Jose Cuervo was stopped from using a similar red dripping seal on tequila. Part of the stir is...
On the low range, a new Bentley will cost you nearly
$200,000. It's a hefty sum, and for Bentley fans who don't have that kind of money,
the alternatives are few. Beyond draining your daughter's college fund or
pretending your Ford Focus is actually a Continental GT V8, you might
By Katherine J.
+ Professor of Law, New York University School of Law.
Excerpt from Rounding the Corner on Trade Dress , 29
Yale J. on Reg. 387 (Summer, 2012)
I am extremely pleased to have this opportunity to
contribute a reflection on Judge Richard Cudahy's intellectual...
Earlier this month, in the Northern District of California, Emeco
Industries initiated a trademark case against Restoration Hardware, accusing
the luxury home furnishings purveyor of infringing Emeco's trade dress and
trademark rights in its Navy Chair ® collection. Emeco describes Restoration...
by Julia Bishop
Judge Liam O’Grady upheld a unanimous jury verdict in favor of Reynolds Consumer Products, Inc. in the U.S. District Court for Eastern District of Virginia. The jury found that Handi-Foil Corporation willfully infringed on Reynolds’ trade dress rights. See Reynolds Consumer...