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A Strange Trademark Menu: Hamburgers, Chick-fil-A and Bo Jackson

Last week, N'Genuity Enterprises sued Chick-fil-A for trademark infringement. The oddities (I mean "facts") of the case involve ex-professional athlete Bo Jackson, the "Bo Burger," and the talking cow from the Chick-fil-A commercials. N'Genuity and Bo Jackson came to...

Ohio State University Has a Taste for Poultry in Trademark Dispute, Claims “O-H-I-O” Is Going to the Birds

Trademarks once again prove the great unifier between chicken and athletics. Last August, it brought together Bo Jackson and Chick-fil-A . Now, football powerhouse Ohio State University has its trademark sights set on poultry manufacturer, Park Farms. Yesterday, Ohio State filed a trademark complaint...

I Just Learned Tebowing, Now I Have to Start Kaepernicking? Another NFL QB Seeks a Trademark

At the dawn of Tim Tebow mania, so many eons ago, man became infatuated with the art of "Tebowing." Like its predecessors "planking" and "moon walking," Tebowing became a verb that would be with us for generations to come. For those not in the know, Tebowing is the...

Two Decisions Show Complexity of Establishing WCAB Jurisdiction in Pro Athlete Cases: Cal. Comp. Cases January Advanced Postings (1/6/2016)

Here’s another batch of advanced postings for the January 2016 issue of Cal. Comp. Cases. Lexis.com and Lexis Advance subscribers can link to the case to read the complete headnotes and summaries. © Copyright 2016 LexisNexis. All rights reserved. Scottie Pippen, Petitioner v. Workers'...