In one of the most Ohio State moves ever, the University has applied for trademark protection on the word “THE”. Ohio State filed for registration last week and indicates that the trademark will be used on clothing including T-shirts, baseball caps, and hats.
What is a USPTO examiner interview?A USPTO examiner interview is a useful tool during patent prosecution to clarify positions, resolve issues and provide a better understanding of the patent application. When done correctly, it can expedite patent prosecution and reduce..
The Supreme Court followed up its decision that permitted disparaging trademarks such as “Redskins” to be registered by upholding this week that “immoral or scandalous” trademarks also should be registerable.
Last month, blockchain service provider ConsenSys announced its partnership with LVHM and Microsoft to launch the AURA platform. For those unfamiliar with LVHM, you are probably familiar with one or more of its luxury brands, which include Louis Vuitton and Parfums Christian..
Video-game streaming platform, Twitch Interactive Inc., filed suit this week in response to a flood of illegal and improper content that started at the end of May. Using third-party sites, the users, which call themselves “Artifact Streams” coordinated their attack in..
Last month the Supreme Court ruled on what the International Trademark Association (INTA) has referred to as “the most significant unresolved legal issue in trademark licensing.” Prior to its decision, federal courts were split on what happens to the rights granted to a..
Back in November of 2017, AM General filed a trademark suit against video game publisher Activision Blizzard for their use of Humvees in “Call of Duty” video games. Activision is now asking the court to throw the suit out because it is an “attack on the First Amendment.”
With the rain falling outside my office, it seems that the world has recognized the great loss everyone suffered today. Grumpy Cat, whose real name is Tardar Sauce, has passed away. She passed away peacefully in the arms of her “mommy” as a result of complications resulting..
This past weekend children across the country sent flowers, cards, and presents to the most important woman in their lives for Mother’s Day. The San Diego Padres tried showing appreciation to mothers as well, but it almost backfired in a big way.
Amazon has been trying out a new program that lets patent owners take action against alleged infringers using the retail giant. The program seeks to provide a quick, low cost, and confidential approach to address patent infringement allegations.