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Not Even An Energy Drink Could Fuel Up Certain Trademarks – The Recent Invalidity Of The Red Bull Two-Colour Logo
On 29 July 2019, RedBull GmbH saw its appeal against the decision of the General Court of the European Union dismissed by the European Court of Justice ("ECJ") in case C-124/18 P.
4 Sep 2019
5 Reasons Why Wine Producers Should Invest In Brand Protection
As the English and Welsh wine industry continues to boom, the incentive for third parties to copy, counterfeit and infringe increases exponentially."
25 Jun 2019
Brand Wars: Kawhi Leonard Sues Nike
On Monday June 3, 2019, Kawhi Leonard ("Kawhi") filed a lawsuit against Nike in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California in an attempt to reclaim ownership of a logo deemed the "Klaw."
11 Jun 2019
Even Grande-Sized Stars Are Not Immune To Copyright Infringement Claims
In January, Ariana Grande joined a not-so-exclusive and ever-growing club; just like Macy's, General Motors and the National Rifle Association ...
United States
14 Mar 2019
US Soccer Foundation Sues US Soccer Federation
On Thursday December 6th, the U.S. Soccer Foundation (the "Foundation") sued the U.S. Soccer Federation (the "Federation") in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia.
United States
27 Dec 2018
Kansas City Royals Sue National Women's Soccer League Over Utah Royals FC Trademark
In August, the Kansas City Royals Baseball Corporation filed an opposition to the Utah Royals FC trademark.
16 Oct 2018
Cleveland Indians Postseason Exit Means End Of Chief Wahoo
As we previously reported on our blog, in January 2018 the Cleveland Indians ownership agreed with Major League Baseball to remove the controversial Chief Wahoo logo from on-field uniforms starting in 2019
12 Oct 2018
Decision On The California Resale Royalties Act Could Mean More Art Business
On Friday, July 6, 2018, the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit ("Ninth Circuit") confirmed that the 1977 California Resale Royalties Act (the "California Act") ...
United States
18 Jul 2018
Aaron Judge, MLBPA Contesting Trademark Applications Of Unassociated Individual
During an extremely successful rookie season, the popularity and marketability of Yankees' outfielder Aaron Judge skyrocketed.
United States
28 Mar 2018
Giannis Antetokounmpo Trademarks 'Greek Freak' Nickname
NBA star Giannis Antetokounmpo of the Milwaukee Bucks has received the trademark for his famous nickname, "Greek Freak", to be used on backpacks and various articles of clothing.
23 Feb 2018
Olympics Bring Trademark Considerations For Athletes
The Olympics have the unique ability to catapult a relatively unknown name into global celebrity. With new celebrity comes opportunity and responsibility.
United States
6 Feb 2018
Cleveland Indians Taking Chief Wahoo Logo Off Uniforms But Maintaining Trademark
The Cleveland Indians have decided to pull their famous Chief Wahoo logo off their uniforms beginning in the 2019 season. Chief Wahoo, a caricature of a Native American, has long been the subject of criticism but recently MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred has been pushing Indians owner Paul Dolan to make a change. While the Indians are pulling Chief Wahoo from their game uniforms, they have no intention of relinquishing the trademark.
United States
30 Jan 2018
International Sports Law And Business Blog: Minnesota Vikings Quickly Move To Trademark Phrases 'Minneapolis Miracle' And 'Minnesota Miracle'
The Minnesota Vikings seeking to cash in on their unlikely playoff victory against the New Orleans Saints after wide receiver Stefon Diggs scored a touchdown on the game's final play.
United States
26 Jan 2018
Thinking Of Selling Your Intellectual Property? A Few Days Could Make A World Of Difference To Your Bottom Line
A provision of the US House of Representatives proposed Bill for the "Tax Cuts and Jobs Act" is expected to take effect on January 1, 2018 and will have major implications on the sale of intellectual property.
United States
4 Jan 2018
St Olave's Head Caught Up In School Trademark Ownership Row
An unexpected twist in the recent coverage of St Olave's grammar school, provided a timely reminder of the risks facing even long-established brands.
1 Nov 2017
The US Supreme Court Definitively States Where A Domestic Corporation Resides For Purposes Of Venue In A Patent Infringement Case, The Delaware Supreme Court Further Develops The Application Of Business Judgment Review In Controller Buyout Disput....
This week's corporate law news roundup includes discussions of the US Supreme Court's recent decision relating to where a corporation resides for purpose of venue in patent infringement cases...
7 Jul 2017
Supreme Court Rules Five-Year Statute Of Limitations Applies To SEC Disgorgement Payments
This week's corporate law news roundup includes discussions of the U.S. Supreme Court's recent decision on SEC disgorgement payments for ill-gotten gains, the Eleventh Circuit's adoption...
30 Jun 2017
Il Vino, Patrimonio Culturale Nazionale: Novità E Prospettive
In occasione della conclusione di Vinitaly e a seguito dell`entrata in vigore del Testo Unico sul Vino (L. 12 dicembre 2016, n. 238), riteniamo utile esaminare le novità legislative e le iniziative a tutela del Made in Italy per il settore vinicolo.
24 Apr 2017
Federal Court Upholds Make-Whole Premium Payable To Secured Noteholders In Chapter 11 Bankruptcy
This week's corporate news roundup includes the holding by a U.S. federal appeals court that secured indenture noteholders were entitled to a make-whole premium...
21 Dec 2016
Federal Court Addresses False Rule 13a-14 Certifications; Software License Sales May Be Subject To UK Agency Regulations; And CFTC Signs An MOU With Mexican Authorities
A U.S. Court of Appeals recently ruled that the SEC has a cause of action against CEOs and CFOs who provide a false certification under Exchange Act Rule 13a-14.
28 Sep 2016
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