In a case involving FUCT clothing, the Supreme Court said the Trademark Office could no longer refuse registration of a trademark that might be considered scandalous or immoral.
Wixen Music Publishing, the publisher of some big musical acts including The Doors, Tom Petty, and Cake has sued the music streaming service claiming that Pandora is committing copyright infringement by displaying musical lyrics without permission.
Lucasfilm has opposed a company’s attempt to register the HAND SOLO trademark in association with its mezcal claiming it is too close to Star Wars’ HAN SOLO.
A California-based personal injury attorney is drawing the ire of DC Comics by trying to register a trademark for the phrase SUPER WOMAN SUPER LAWYER used in association with her law practice.
Disney has opposed a China-based company attempt to trademark an image that is a look-a-like of Jack Skellington from “The Nightmare Before Christmas.”
Olaplex, the distributor of high end hair products, has sued Walmart over the sale of counterfeit products on Walmart.com.
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. Update – lawsuit dropped.
DC Comics has opposed the trademark registration of the CannaShield diamond logo claiming it looks too similar to its Superman trademark and products derived from cannabis tarnish its reputation and goodwill.
Dave Johnson, a horse racing and Kentucky Derby announcer, is suing Amazon claiming it is selling merchandise with his AND DOWN THE STRETCH THEY COME trademark without permission.
Disney has opposed a marijuana extract’s company’s blatant attempt to register its VADER EXTRACTS trademark that it has openly affiliated with Disney’s Darth Vader character.