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Quilted Toilet Paper Design Flushed As Functional

As the court ruled, and repeatedly reminded: "Toilet paper. This case is about toilet paper." Just last week the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit enjoyed applying only a modicum of potty humor while deciding Georgia Pacific … Continue reading

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No Trademark Protection For Quilted Design of Toilet Paper: Functionality v Incidental Design

Georgia Pacific embossed a quilted pattern on its QUILTED NORTHERN toilet tissue. It held registered trademarks, utility patents and design patents covering or related to the quilted design. Defendant Kimberly Clark allegedly infringed. Defendant argued that GP's registration for its … Continue reading

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