In Smith v. Wal-Mart , 2008 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 22776 (N.D. Ga. 2008), plaintiff, whose websites displayed designs and slogans that parodied Wal-Mart’s trademarks, filed a declaratory judgment action against Wal-Mart, seeking to have the parodies declared legal. The district court granted plaintiff...
On May 14, in a
non-precedential opinion , the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board ("TTAB") in the
matter of PRL U.S.A. Holdings, Inc. v.
Thread Pit, Inc . cancelled Thread Pit's registration of the mark:
Thread Pit's mark for
"t-shirts and collared polo shirts" was...