Pirated Thoughts, the alternative legal blog is back. Be scared. Also, a hot take on the new “Avenger Endgame” title and trademark.
DC Comics has opposed the trademark registration for KRYPTONITE NAILS AND BEAUTY for a traveling manicurist.
Marvel and DC Comics have jointly moved to oppose a trademark registration application for the term SUPERHERO covering food products.
San Diego Comic-Con had a big win in its battle with Salt Lake City Comic Con….like $4 million big.
Grumpy Cat won and lost. The cat is way more focused on that lose.
HBO opposed two separate trademark for the term “dracarys” as associated with its television show. Will HBO be successful in making it rain fire of these illicit trademarks?
Hasbro, the creator of Transformers and the Bumblebee character, sued DC Comics and Warner Bros. over a toys bearing the name of a superhero also called Bumblebee but now the parties have reached a settlement.
Universal has pick up some pitchforks of their own and defeated a wine company’s attempt to register the FRANKENSTEIN trademark for wine after the winery mysteriously disappeared.
Marvel, after failing to oppose a trademark, has moved to cancel the CANDY HULK trademark claiming it is confusingly similar with their HULK trademark.
AT&T has been trying to register the EVOLUTION TO 5G trademark with the USPTO since the beginning of 2017, but Sprint is determined to shut them down.