A man hurt while running in fear from a costumed character wielding a fake chainsaw had his lawsuit against a haunted house type amusement park dismissed.
Disney has filed a request for an extension of time to oppose the registration of the simple mark WALT claiming ownership in the common name.
Parody, schmarody says one judge. A judge, questionable of defendant’s parody defense, refused to dismiss DC Comics’ lawsuit for counterfeiting and trademark infringement over a shirt that features the word “dad” in a Superman-styled logo. The first story of Superman was published back in 1938 and since that time he has sported different but similar versions of the Superman
Kind Bar is known for being the snack bar that cares…unless you try using a similar name. The company behind the Kind bar is opposing an eco-friendly clothing company’s attempt to register the KYND trademark for its bamboo sunglasses. Kind Management, Inc. (“Kind Bar”) is the company behind the Kind nutrition bar that has been sold since 2004.
The Trademark Office likes to keep it clean, real clean. On appeal, the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board upheld a decision to refuse registration of the mark F**K PROJECT because it was scandalous and immoral. Giorgia S.R.L., an apparel and accessory design company, filed a trademark registration application for the mark that can be seen herein
I feel like I am in a glass case of emotion writing this article. A new bar is about to open in New York City called “Stay Classy New York” that is a tribute to Will Ferrell but is the bar bound to change due to copyright and trademark infringement issues. “Stay Classy New York”
If Disney thought leaks from the sets of the new Star Wars movies was a problem, they haven’t seen anything like this. Numerous different companies are using the name “Darth Vapor” and Darth Vader’s image in association with e-cigarettes and vaping products that have caused severe health issues and now one of these companies is even trying
Want to have some butterbeer, head to Harry Potter World in Universal Studios; want some real beer, head to this bar in Toronto. Recently, a new bar opened up in Toronto called “The Lockhart Bar” that has a subtle Harry Potter theme. The bar is named after Harry’s former Defense Against the Dark Arts professor, Gilderoy Lockhart. Lockhart appeared
Superman’s birthday present of a kryptonite lollipop to Superkid may have been a sign that there was some tension between the two. DC Comics has opposed a new trademark registration by Scholastic Books, THE ADVENTURES OF SUPERKID claiming that it is too similar to the SUPERMAN trademark. Scholastic Inc. is the distributor of fine children’s books
DC Comics have garnered a great deal of buzz recently regarding their trademark oppositions. In a story that went viral, and was broken by Pirated Thoughts, DC Comics recently opposed Rihanna’s attempt to register a trademark for her real name ROBYN claiming that it was too similar to its Robin of Batman and Robin fame. Now, DC