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Will Smith Tries To Seduce Sophia The Robot – It Doesn't Go Well

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Open legal question doesn't preclude fees award where manner of litigating is exceptional

Tobinick v. Novella, 884 F.3d 1110 (11th Cir. 2018)The court of appeals held that the Octane Fitness standard for “exceptional cases” applied to Lanham Act cases, and that the District Court here didn’t abuse its discretion in awarding attorney’s fees … Continue reading

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Use of photo beyond license window doesn't create false endorsement claim

Bovinett v. HomeAdvisor, Inc., No. 17 C 6229, 2018 WL 1234963 (N.D. Ill. Mar. 9, 2018)Bovinett, a model and actor, participated in a photoshoot for HomeAdvisor. Bovinett’s agent was allegedly assured that the photos would be used in static form … Continue reading

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Settlements allowing competitors to use term doesn't insulate Clorox from its own possible deception

Gregorio v. Clorox Co., 2018 WL 732673, No. 17-cv-03824 (N.D. Cal. Feb. 6, 2018)Gregorio alleged that, to capitalize on consumer demand for “natural” home cleaning products, Clorox falsely advertised its “Green Works” cleaning products as “natural” or “naturally derived.” The … Continue reading

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That's swell: court rules that NY doesn't impose "use in commerce" limit on unfair competition

Can’t Live Without It, LLC v. ETS Express, Inc., — F.Supp.3d —-, 2018 WL 401778, No. 17-cv-3506 (S.D.N.Y. Jan. 15, 2018)Plaintiff S’well sued ETS for trademark infringement and related claims based on its sales of the Force and Swig Bottles, … Continue reading

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