A trademark troll is not something out of a Disney story but a real life villain. Disney is accusing a company of acting in bad faith and committing fraud to register a trademark for the name of its newest princess, Moana. As early as October 2013, Disney began pre-release publicity for its new animated film, Moana.
There is a chill in the air, a pumpkin spice in your coffee and Darth Vader is riding next to you on the subway. Once again, New York Comic Con is back to delight children of all ages. Below is an update of a previous article and if you are heading to Comic Con or you
Never tease Pikachu because he is bound to bite. A lawsuit that commenced over an unauthorized Pokémon party was all but settled but the defendant alleges that plaintiff backed out of the deal and now he has published the company’s demands to settle the case. Pokémon Company International, Inc. is the creator, manufacturer and distributor of the very
If you need another reason to become vegan, here it is. The plethora of counterfeit products continue to dangerously expand. Now, reports are coming in from Thailand, that a local market was distributing counterfeit eggs which where made of plastic and believed to have originated in China. According to reports, a fifty-nine-year-old woman in Thailand, Mrs. Lek
Even smoking is bad for Superman’s health now. DC Comics is opposing a vaping company’s attempt to register a trademark in association with its KYPTONITE VAPOR e-cigarette liquid. While Superman was first introduced in 1938, it wasn’t until 1943 that the KRYPTON and KYPTONITE trademarks started being used with the Man of Steel. Kryptonite is
The Trademark Office thought this trademark application was full of holes. The Trademark Trial and Appeals Board upheld a denial of an attempt to register the look of cheese for a whole bunch of products including the cheesehead hats sported by Green Bay Packers fans. The term “cheesehead” was originally used as a derogatory term for
Villains come in all shapes and sizes and sometimes with four legs. DC Comics is opposing an attempt to register the “BatHat” trademark in association with homemade dog hoodies claiming people might think the product is affiliated with Batman. Since 2013, Snorf Industries has been making apparel for bulldogs and other hard-to-fit breeds. Snorf Industries is not a