Tag Archives: Intellectual Property

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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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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Nike Tries to Stomp Out StockX’s Attempt to Sell NFTs of Nike Sneakers



Nike Tries to Stomp Out StockX's Attempt to Sell NFTs of Nike SneakersIn this episode of The Briefing by the IP Law BlogScott Hervey and Josh Escovedo discuss Nike’s attempt to stop StockX from selling NFT’s of Nike sneakers.

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If a Photograph is Infringed But No One Sees it, is it Still Infringement?



In this episode of The Briefing by the IP Law BlogScott Hervey and Josh Escovedo discuss a photographer’s copyright infringement lawsuit against a travel website that stored his image on a webpage where it’s unlikely to be viewed by the public.

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