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Twitter, Inc., Learns a Lesson in Trademark Registration

In 2009, Twitter filed for "Tweet" but the USPTO declined the registration because the marks "Let Your Ad Meet Tweets" and "Tweet" are confusingly similar. Twitter filed its motion for declaratory judgment to cancel Twittad's mark. New businesses are cautioned … Continue reading

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Twitter on THOMAS

Today the Law Library of Congress launched another update to THOMAS: the @THOMASdotgov Twitter feed is now dynamically updating on the homepage in the right column. It is just below the Weekly Top Five. One of the goals with the … Continue reading

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Results of the Twitter Brief Contest

As I wrote about here, the State Bar Appellate Section sponsored a Twitter brief contest in conjunction with the recent Advanced Civil Appellate Practice Course in Austin. The winners were announced during the Section's annual meeting. The official PowerPoint containing … Continue reading

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Twitter v Twittad re Registration For TWEETS

Twitter attempted to register the mark TWEETS and it was blocked by defendant's registration for: LET YOUR AD MEET TWEETS. Twitter moves in district court to cancel the registration. There is no infringement cause. Complaint Twitter Meet Tweets // Read … Continue reading

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Sinking of the M/V Spice Islander – Twitter Delivers Insight Over Mass Media Noise

This morning I was trying to find articles with real time and genuine insight into the ferry disaster off Tanzania. An old vessel called the Spice Islander grossly overloaded with over 1,000 passengers sank. There have been around two hundred … Continue reading

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