Dr. Seuss Sets Photon Torpedoes on Star Trek Mashup in 9th Circuit Appeal (Part Two, Trademark)

In this week’s episode of The Briefing by the IP Law Blog, Scott Hervey and Josh Escovedo discuss the Ninth Circuit ruling on the trademark aspects of Dr. Seuss “mashups.”

Watch the video version of this episode on the Weintraub YouTube channel here.

Listen to part one of this topic here.

Watch the video version of part one here.

Cases discussed:

  • Dr. Seuss Enterprises v. Penguin Books USA
  • Dr. Seuss Enterprises v. Comic Mix LLC
  • Mattel Inc. v. MCA Records Inc.
  • VIP Products LLC v. Jack Daniels Properties Inc.