In light of the Supreme Court’s decision in the Slants case, trademark applications, usually dismissed as being “derogatory” are coming into the Trademark Office at an astonishing pace.
If a lawsuit wasn’t enough, Disney has now moved to cancel the trademark of the NEW YORK JEDI in a battle being fought on many fronts.
Disney’s newest cartoon entitled “Vampirina” is running into a trademark battle with the owners to the rights of the long-time comic book character “Vampirella.”
The Supreme Court ruled that a rock band’s “derogatory” name should be permitted to be trademarked thus opening the floodgates to a whole bunch of permissible trademarks including one for the Washington Redskins.
Warner Bros,, owner of the rights to Bugs Bunny and its related trademarks, has filed a request for an extension of time to oppose the trademark registration of a professional wrestler known as DrugZ Bunny.
“Piracy” is a dirty word in Hollywood, and for good reason – the practice costs the entertainment industry hundreds of millions of dollars in revenue each year but are there some benefits to it?
Life Covenant Church, Inc. is fighting Nintendo’s attempt to trademark NINTENDO SWITCH claiming it is confusingly similar with the church’s SWITCH trademark.
DC Comics has filed a request for an extension of time to perhaps oppose a trademark for the word “Jesus” in a diamond that resembles the Superman logo.
Morrison & Lee LLP, on behalf of Levi’s, has commenced a lawsuit against a New York-based counterfeiter.
Yesterday, Marvel, the comic book company, opposed the MARVELPLUS trademark for medical devices, sex toys, and hand tools (??).