Marvel has opposed an attempt to register the CROWN OF WAKANDA trademark registration for wigs and other hair products saying it is confusingly similar to Black Panther’s home country and Marvel’s trademark, WAKANDA.
Lucasfilm has opposed the trademark registration application of seller of homemade jewelry named “Princess Leah’s Designs” giving another example of why people should not just file their own trademarks without the use of an attorney.
David Zipperer, the creator of the Menyoo and Absolute cheat mods for Grand Theft Auto has admitted he is guilty and paid an undisclosed amount to Take-Two to settle a copyright infringement lawsuit.
Guns N Roses has opposed a Colorado-based brewery’s attempt to register a trademark for its GUNS N ROSE beer claiming the name would cause a whole lot of confusion.
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.