Why Doesn't "The People's Court" Know What a Counterfeit Trademark Is?

Nowadays, you cannot turn on the television or read a newpaper without seeing some story about how people are arrested for selling counterfeits and how bad counterfeits are. For some reason, Judge Marilyn Milian, Harvey Levin (who’s Twitter profile simply states “I’m a lawyer”) and the other producers at “The People’s Court” havent come around

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Disney Sues Theatre Company For Copyright and Trademark Infringement Over "Spider-Man" and Other Disney Classics

When you pull on a mouse’s ears, you are going to get bit. Disney has sued a Pennsylvania theatre group for the unauthorized reproduction of copyrighted works from “Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark” and other Disney properties. The theatre, despite being put on notice from Disney, continues to put on a stage show that incorporates

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Facebook Defeats Request to Register “Facemail” Trademark, Called “Trademark Bully”

I hope this bully doesn’t steal my lunch money like the one from school. Social media giant Facebook, Inc. won a significant victory with the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB) in its opposition to Think Computer Corporation’s application for registration of the trademark “FACEMAIL” for “E-mail data services; Providing e-mail and instant messaging services;

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City of Portland Sues for Copyright and Trademark Infringement over Toilet Design

Something stinks….copyright and trademark infringement. The City of Portland, Oregon sued Romtec Inc. over an infringing toilet. Portland is well known for its “green” initiatives, one of which is the Portland Loo. Portland Loo stalls are set up throughout the city on public sidewalks. These solar powered commodes allow Portland’s finest to simply hop of

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Legendary Car Designer’s Estate Sues over Unauthorized Use of “Yenko” Name

The heirs of a legendary muscle car creator flexed some of those muscles in court. Yesterday, the daughter of Don Yenko, who created some of the most iconic Chevrolet Camero designs, commenced a lawsuit against two California companies for selling merchandise under the “Yenko” name without permission. Between 1966 and 1981, over 800 high-performance vehicles

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