After being citing as a reason to not permit a trademark registration for its Firewall Zero Hour game, Sony has moved to cancel DC Comics’ ZERO HOUR trademark claiming the 1994 crossover comic book trademark was abandoned for non-use.
Hasbro, the owners of Monopoly, has opposed a drinking board game’s attempt to register its name, DRINKOPOLY, as a trademark.
DC Comics has opposed a Colorado-based company’s attempt to register its SHAZAM HOME SERVICES trademark in association with its handyman business claiming the name is too confusing to that of the lead character of its new blockbuster movie.
A court has dismissed a lawsuit filed by the estate of Dr. Seuss claiming ComicMix’s Dr. Seuss / Star Trek mash up book, “Oh, the Places You’ll Boldly Go!” is protected by fair use and therefore not copyright infringement.
Two very active trademark filers and opposers are going to battle concerning Monster Energy’s attempt to register the ULTRA KRYPTONITE trademark with DC Comics claiming they own exclusive rights to the KRYPTONITE trademark.
Marvel has opposed Corey Goode, an alien conspiracy theorist, attempt to register a trademark for RETURN OF THE GUARDIANS claiming it is confusingly similar to Marvel’s GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY trademark.
Supreme Court Says a Copyright Registration is Needed in Hand to Commence a Lawsuit – What This Means to You
The Supreme Court has spoken and held that a copyright registration is needed in hand to commence a lawsuit but what does this mean to you?