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.”
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.
Imagine you’re out and about, and you see a person wearing a t-shirt emblazoned with the words “King James”–– who or what comes to mind? King James I? The King James Bible? How about LeBron James?
In a unanimous ruling, the Seventh Circuit held last week that the slogan “Gatorade the Sports Fuel Company” should be considered fair use, and does not constitute trademark infringement. The ruling dealt a blow to SportFuel, Inc., a dietary supplements company which sells..
In what is already shaping up to be a contentious appeal, a jury in California ordered Katy Perry and several co-writers of her hit song “Dark Horse” to pay $2.8 million in damages to members of a Christian rap group, on the grounds that the 2013 chart-topper infringed the..
A bill in Congress that would create a special tribunal for small copyright disputes has cleared a key procedural hurdle on its way to enactment. The Copyright Alternative in Small-claims Enforcement Act, or “CASE” Act, made it out of the Senate Judiciary Committee last week..
After three years of litigation, Marvel is finally off the hook in a copyright suit involving the Iron Man franchise.
Occasionally we get questions about whether a patent owner may add an inventor to their patent who did not actually contribute to the invention.
In a case that’s certain to harsh some mellows, Mondelez Canada Inc. (“MCI”), maker of Sour Patch Kids, has filed a trademark-infringement suit in California against the maker of “Stoney Patch” gummies, a cannabis-infused version of the popular sweet-and-sour candy.