INTA Amicus Brief in BETTY BOOP Case

INTA press release here. ". . . in concluding that Appellant 'is not using Betty Boop as a trademark, but instead as a functional product' . . . the majority erred by sua sponte reincarnating the outdated and much-critcized aesthetic functionality doctrine . . ." (page 7) ". . . the majority erred in its dictum that, when a copyrighted work falls into the public domain, the owner of a trademark comprised of that work cannot assert trademark rights because that would prevent the work 'from ever entering the public domain,'" (Id.) INTAFleischerAVELA //

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