Monthly Archives: April 2022

The Case of the Stolen Ampersand and the (Non)Protectability of Fonts



The Case of the Stolen Ampersand and the (Non)Protectability of FontsIn this episode of The Briefing by the IP Law BlogScott Hervey and Josh Escovedo discuss an intellectual property dispute between a typeface designer and Banana Republic, over the retailer’s use of a stylized ampersand design.

Watch this episode on the Weintraub YouTube channel, here.


SCOTUS Issues First IP Ruling of 2022 in Unicolors, Inc. v. H&M Hennes & Maurits, LP



SCOTUS Issues First IP Ruling of 2022 in Unicolors, Inc. v. HandM Hennes and Maurits, LPIn this episode of The Briefing by the IP Law BlogScott Hervey and Josh Escovedo discuss the Supreme Court’s first intellectual property ruling of 2022.

Watch this episode on the Weintraub YouTube channel, here.


March Madness Marketing Rebounds With a New Twist



March Madness Marketing Rebounds With a New TwistIn this episode of The Briefing by the IP Law BlogScott Hervey and Josh Escovedo discuss how marketing practices changed for the March Madness tournament this year, and what that meant for athletes.

Watch this episode on the Weintraub YouTube channel, here.


Supreme Court Petitioned to Overturn 8th Circuit’s Holding on Architectural Plans that Upends “Standard Marketing Practices” in Real Estate Industry



In this episode of The Briefing by the IP Law BlogScott Hervey and Josh Escovedo discuss the 8th Circuit’s opinion on copyright protection for architectural plans that could uphend “standard marketing practices” in Real Estate.

Watch this episode on the Weintraub YouTube channel, here.