Tag Archives: Trademark

Text of Decision in D. Conn Motion to Dismiss re SPORTSPOD Trademark

Anthem Sports LLC v. Under the Weather, LLC, 17cv596 (D. Conn. March 6 2018) Patent and trademark dispute relating to small tents for viewing outdoor sports. As 43(B)log points out, the judge used the term SPORTSPOD generically in the decision, … Continue reading

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DLA Piper names Thomas Zutic chair of Trademark, Copyright & Media practice in Washington, DC

We are pleased to announce that Thomas Zutic has been named chair of our Trademark, Copyright & Media practice in Washington, DC.  Congratulations, Tom! Please see DLA Piper’s press release below: Zutic’s intellectual property practice encompasses trademark counseling, with an … Continue reading

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* Don’t Redesign Your Website – Unless You Want To Nuke Your Trademark Portfolio

17 Seconds #45 When I was in USAF pilot training, we had to memorize “notes, caution, and warnings” from our T-37 flight instruction manual. The manual got updated (nationwide) every time something bad happened before, during, or after a flight. … Continue reading

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2017 Canadian trademark cases: progressive and regressive

Insufficient attention is sometimes paid to Canadian trade mark judgments. Kat friend (and inductee into the IP Hall of Fame) Dan Bereskin has kindly provided us with a summary of 2017 developments. “The Internet Has No Borders”: Worldwide De-indexing Injunction … Continue reading

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Who Owns the Trademark Rights to Tesla/SpaceX’s Roadster?

Today I write with a thought-provoking question: Just who owns the trademark rights to Telsa/SpaceX’s Spaceman Roadster? Tesla? SpaceX? Perhaps even humanity? If you didn’t catch it, SpaceX recently launched its first Falcon Heavy three-booster rocket designed to carry large … Continue reading

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