In a hearing before the Senate Intellectual Property Subcommittee, trademark experts argued that a tidal wave of fraudulent Chinese trademark applications is stifling American business––and Congress needs to do something about it.
Last week, the Supreme Court heard arguments in Allen v. Cooper, seeking to answer the question of whether the Eleventh Amendment protects states from being sued for copyright infringement.
Remember Chanel the receptionist from Rob Dyrdek’s Fantasy Factory? Well she’s a rapper now, and appears to have learned the old adage that no press is bad press.
Artificial Intelligence (AI) provides a unique set of advantages and challenges to the USPTO. Over the past few months, the USPTO has taken steps to prepare for the rise in AI—internally and externally.
The Ohio State University caused a stir last month by filing for trademark protection over the word “THE”. As discussed in our previous post, Ohio State indicated that the mark was going to be used for clothing, including t-shirts and hats.
Earlier this month, the California Senate unanimously approved a bill permitting college athletes to receive sponsorship and endorsement money—something the NCAA currently prohibits.
In a bit of a head-scratcher, a federal judge in Wisconsin has ordered Anheuser-Busch to remove factually-correct language from Bud Light packaging––namely, that Bud Light contains “No Corn Syrup.”
Back in early 2018, Charles Armstrong’s company Armstrong Interactive filed for registration of the trademark “Double Dare”. His application indicated that he intends to use the mark for none other than “entertainment, namely, a continuing children’s show….”
What’s in a name? In a new advertisement, Frito-Lay, maker of Doritos, bets / That which we call a Dorito / By any other name would taste as sweet. Or, for that matter, by no name at all…
It seems like your Gmail contact information might be more secure than you thought. After failing for a month to identify the maker of “Stoney Patch” gummies, Mondelez Canada, Inc. (MDI), maker of Sour Patch Kids, is asking the court to intervene.