Converse Sues Fair-Trade Shoe Company for Trademark Infringement over Shoe Design

Don’t mess with the star, even if you are a fair-trade company.  On Monday, Converse filed suit against Autonomie Project, Inc., a fair-trade distributor of shoes, for allegedly willfully copying the design of the Chuck Taylor style Converse sneaker. Autonomie is a fair-trade fashion company offering sweatshop-free and eco-friendly footwear, clothing and accessories. Autonomie claims

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Godzilla Creator Sues New Orleans Brewery over “Mechahopzilla” Beer

Godzilla is on the attack again. Toho Co. Ltd., the film company behind the famous rampaging lizard, has filed suit for trademark and copyright infringement against New Orleans Lager & Ale Brewing Co., LLC over their “Mechahopzilla” beer claiming it violates the trademarks and copyrights in Godzilla’s mechanical rival, Mechagodzilla. Mechagodzilla first appeared in the

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