Trademarks

Ford Wants The Trademark For Scout And Bronco Scout, Report Says - Roadshow

It looks like the Blue Oval is trying to revive more than just one classic off-roading nameplate.

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City Of Marathon Hand-waves Stupid Cease And Desist Sent By Councilman Over City Seal

Earlier this month, we were discussing the odd (read: stupid) campaign by a City Councilman for the City of Marathon in Florida to get his city to trademark the city seal. The whole thing was frustratingly stupid for all kinds of reasons. For...

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A Trademark Case With Colorful Language: Amy Howe And Mark Walsh Talk Through Iancu V. Brunetti

In this week’s episode of SCOTUStalk, Amy Howe of Howe on the Court briefly reviews the latest SCOTUS news before providing deeper coverage with Mark Walsh of last week’s oral argument in Iancu v. Brunetti, a First Amendment challenge to the ban...

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I've Been Using The Samsung Galaxy Fold For Almost A Week, And My Favorite Thing About It Isn't The...

The trademark feature on Samsung's Galaxy Fold is its foldable display, which enables it to function as both a smartphone and a tablet. But it was the device's long battery life that impressed me most. I was able to use the Galaxy Fold for two full...
Related topics: Samsung, Mobile Technology, Tablets

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Terrance Gore Agrees To Race Atlanta’s “the Freeze”

This, I gotta see. The Royals are making speed their trademark this year, with some of the fastest men in baseball on their roster, includng Billy Hamilton, Terrance Gore, Whit Merrifield, and Adalberto Mondesi. Hamilton and Gore were recently on...
Related topics: Kansas City Royals

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Rip Drogo: Jason Momoa Shaves Beard To Inspire Change

Drastic times call for drastic measures: Jason Momoa has shaved his trademark beard in the name of environmentalism. The actor, known as Game of Thrones‘ Khal Drogo and DC’s Aquaman, pruned his face […] The post RIP Drogo: Jason...
Related topics: Game Of Thrones

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Dallas Mavericks Fail To Get Trademark For Its Star Player's Nickname

We've not been shy about pointing out that the recent practice by famous athletes of trademarking their nicknames all seems somewhat silly. The whole thing smacks of some combination of a money-grab over terms often not coined by the athletes...
Related topics: Dallas Mavericks

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Dallas Mavericks Fail To Get Trademark For Its Star Player's Nickname

We've not been shy about pointing out that the recent practice by famous athletes of trademarking their nicknames all seems somewhat silly. The whole thing smacks of some combination of a money-grab over terms often not coined by the athletes...
Related topics: Dallas Mavericks

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Bear Of The Day: Duluth Holdings (dlth)

Through its popular Duluth Trading brand, Duluth Holdings (DLTH) is a retailer that sells casual wear, workwear, and accessories for men and women. Duluth markets its products under trademarks, trade names, and service marks including Dry on...

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Jumbo Package: The Big 10 Is Mad About Being Snow White And The 13 Dwarves

The solution is for the Big 10 to have more than one good team, but don’t tell Barry Alvarez and Jim Delaney that. This is extremely cool. It is only a matter of time until Cole Price, the aggressive trademark licensing lackey Bill Battle...

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The End Of The Absurdity: Iceland, The Country, Successfully Invalidates The Trademark Of Iceland...

Way back in late 2016, we asked the same question that has been on the minds of all of humanity for eons: who gets to trademark Iceland? If that seems like an odd question to you, perhaps a little context will help. See, Iceland has been a sovereign...
Related topics: Iceland

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The Pto’s Prissy, Puzzling Rules For Registering Trademarks Are Fuct Up

In a First Amendment case the Supreme Court considered this week, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (PTO) refused to register Fuct, the name of a clothing line, deeming it “scandalous.” Yet the PTO had no such objection...
Related topics: Patents

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Argument Analysis: Justices Grapple With Immoral And Scandalous Trademarks

On Monday, the Supreme Court considered the intersection of free speech and trademark law when it addressed the constitutionality of prohibiting trademark registration for offensive trademarks. This case arose in the aftermath of Matal v. Tam. In...

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Ryan Fitzpatrick On Minkah: There’s Enough Magic To Go Around

Dolphins defensive back Minkah Fitzpatrick tried to trademark “Fitzmagic” in September, as Ryan Fitzpatrick was throwing eight touchdown passes for the Buccaneers the first two weeks, living up to his “Fitzmagic” nickname....
Related topics: Tampa Bay Buccaneers

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How Do You Pronounce Pete Buttigieg's Last Name? Answer Revealed!

Now that Pete Buttigieg, also known as “Mayor Pete,” has became a major force in the 2020 presidential race… you might be wondering how to say his last name! The Democratic presidential candidate actually just filed documents to...

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Hailey Bieber Trademarks ‘bieber Beauty’ For New Cosmetics Line & Fans Aren’t Sure About...

Is Hailey Bieber going to be the next Kylie Jenner? The 22-year-old model reportedly filed to trademark the phrase “Bieber Beauty” on April 10 with the intention of using it for beauty and cosmetic products. Hailey follows in the...

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A “view” From The Courtroom: Dangling Past Participles

The first case for argument today involves the highly provocative trademark, “FUCT,” for a line of “streetwear” founded by Erik Brunetti in California in 1990. Brunetti’s lawyer, John Sommer, promised in his merits brief that references to...

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Local H Sues Former Drummer For Selling Unauthorized Band Posters

Local H lead singer Scott Lucas is suing the group’s former drummer Joe Daniels for trademark infringement, false advertising, cybersquatting, unfair competition and other counts, according to documents filed in U.S. District Court in Illinois on...

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Bella Thorne’s Cleavage Just Took Over Instagram, But Fans Are Spotting Something Else

Bella Thorne always had a cryptic side to her. On April 15, the actress took to Instagram for a revealing bathroom selfie. Bella’s slinky metallic dress is flaunting plunging cleavage. Her signature red hair appears fiery against her...
Related topics: Instagram, Selfies

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A Vulgar Term Goes Unmentioned As It Gets Its Day In Court

The Supreme Court seemed torn about whether the government may refuse to register a trademark for a word evoking a profanity.

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