Category Archives: Trademark Law

The Original USFL Throws a Flag at Fox’s Attempted Revival of the United States Football League



In this episode of The Briefing by the IP Law BlogScott Hervey and Josh Escovedo discuss a dispute between the original USFL and Fox, over the network’s attempt to revive the football league.

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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.

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Cookie Co’s Motion to Dismiss Trademark Lawsuit by Restaurant Crumbles



Cookie Co's Motion to Dismiss Trademark Lawsuit by Restaurant CrumblesIn this episode of The Briefing by the IP Law BlogScott Hervey and Josh Escovedo discuss a trademark dispute between a restaurant and a craft cookie maker, over the use of similar marks for cookies.

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Heirs of Evel Knievel Clearly Do Not Have a Friend in Disney



Heirs of Evel Knievel Clearly Do Not Have a Friend in DisneyIn this episode of The Briefing by the IP Law BlogScott Hervey and Josh Escovedo discuss a dispute between the heirs of Evel Knievel and Disney, over claims of similarities between the late daredevil and the “Toy Story 4” character Duke Caboom.

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Hermès Attempts to Bag Digital Creator Selling MetaBirkin NFTs



Hermes Attempts to Bag Digital Creator Selling MetaBirkin NFTsIn this episode of The Briefing by the IP Law BlogScott Hervey and Josh Escovedo discuss a Trademark dispute between luxury retailer Hermès and a digital artist over his creation of Birkin Bag NFTs.

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Sponsored Post Lands Beauty Influencer in Trademark Infringement Lawsuit



Sponsored Post Lands Beauty Influencer in Trademark Infringement LawsuitIn this episode of The Briefing from by IP Law BlogScott Hervey and Josh Escovedo discuss a trademark infringement lawsuit that was filed against a beauty influencer for a sponsored post she shared on social media.

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Supreme Court Boots Australian Boot Maker’s Appeal for Attempting to Use Ugg’s Trademark



In this episode of The Briefing from the IP Law Blog, Scott Hervey and Josh Escovedo discuss a trademark dispute between UGG and an Australian shoemaker who attempted to sell a boot called “UGG”.

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Lord of The Rings Author’s Estate Clings to its Precious Trademark, Blocking JRR Token



In this episode of The Briefing from the IP Law Blog, Scott Hervey and Josh Escovedo discuss a trademark dispute between the Lord of The Rings Author’s Estate and the Cryptocurrency JRR Token.

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Say NFT Again – I Dare You: Miramax Sues Quentin Tarantino Over Plans to Sell “Pulp Fiction” NFT



In this episode of the Briefing from the IP Law Blog, Scott Hervey and Josh Escovedo discuss a legal dispute between Miramax and Quentin Tarantino, over his efforts to sell “Pulp Fiction” themed NFT’s.

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Cleveland Now Has Two Guardians: The Baseball Team and the Roller Derby Team Settle Their Case and Agree to Joint Use



In this episode of The Briefing from the IP Law Blog, Scott Hervey and Josh Escovedo discuss an update in the trademark legal battle between the Cleveland Guardians Baseball and Roller Derby teams.

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