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Lemley: The Modern Lanham Act and the Death of Common Sense

The Modern Lanham Act and the Death of Common Sense Abstract: Trademark law has expanded dramatically in the last fifty years, with a number of trends combining to give trademark owners something they have never had before–protection of marks akin … Continue reading

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slicing and dicing claims about unapproved drugs, court allows challenge to some under Lanham Act

G&W Laboratories, Inc. v. Laser Pharmaceuticals, LLC, No. 17-cv-3974-BRM-DEA, 2018 WL 3031943 (D.N.J. Jun. 19, 2018)G&W sells Anucort, a prescription drug for use in treatment of hemorrhoids. G&W alleged that its formulation delivers 25 mg of the active ingredient “in … Continue reading

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Industry magazine publisher can be sued under Lanham Act due to allegations of financial interest in competing businesses

NY Machinery Inc. v. Korean Cleaners Monthly, No. 17-cv-12269, 2018 WL 2455926 (D.N.J. May 31, 2018)Plaintiff Lee is the President of NY Machinery (NYM), which sells washing machines and dry-cleaning products, and also owns Kleaners LLC, a magazine publication for … Continue reading

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competitor lacks Lanham Act standing absent allegations of why it in particular would be harmed by false advertising

Blue Star Press, LLC v. Blasko, No. 17-CA-111-OLG, 2018 WL 1904835 (W.D. Tex. Mar. 6, 2018) (magistrate judge R&R)The parties make adult coloring books, typically marketed as a means of relieving stress but proving stressful in this litigation. Blue Star … Continue reading

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Eavesdrop on a Lanham Act Oral Argument

PDF of the invitation here. At this teleseminar, October 11, 2011, 12:30-2:00 pm eastern, sponsored by the Private Advertising Litigation subcommittee of the ABA's Antitrust Section, three experienced Lanham Act litigators will present a mock argument. As part of the … Continue reading

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