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Childhood Trademarks

Maybe it's just because I am about to go on vacation with seven children under the age of 11 (and their parents), but it seems a lot of trademarks from my childhood have been making appearances in the news recently.

by Alexandra MacKay June 14, 2018
Trademarkology

The Golden Knights are one step closer to securing the Stanley Cup and Federal Trademark Registration

This hockey season, the Las Vegas Golden Knights have been fighting to establish their name in the National Hockey League . . . and with the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

by Rachel Dix Bishop June 01, 2018
Trademarkology

Design Patents and Trade Dress

There are several different kinds of intellectual property protection (e.g., trademarks, patents, and copyrights). The borders between the types of protection are not always clear, and it may be that some subject matter is eligible...
by Trey D'Mark Ology May 10, 2018
Trademarkology

A Tradition Unlike Any Other® - The Masters® at Augusta National®

Hi everyone! You're favorite Trademarkologist-in-training is back! I apologize for not blogging last month but my husband, Chris, and I were at the 2018 Masters Tournament® in Augusta, Georgia! If that's not a "get-out-of-work-free card"...
by Rachel Dix Bishop May 07, 2018
Trademarkology

Is a Design Mark Worth a Thousand Words?

Someone said a picture is worth a thousand words. If true, that would make it really difficult to compare a design mark and a word mark for likelihood of confusion purposes. Fortunately, a recent case...
by Alexandra MacKay April 13, 2018
Trademarkology

Things Were Breaking Fast for the Serial Podcast Last Week

The groundbreaking Serial podcast was involved in two very different legal developments last week. The one that made the news involved its protagonist, Adnan Syed. The other, which you could be excused for having missed...
by John W. Scruton April 06, 2018
Trademarkology

March -- What a Month! (Part 2)

No, even though we are down to the Final Four, I'm still not going to write about MARCH MADNESS®.Rather, I'm going to continue to write about Quinn, Riley, Skylar, and Toby â the four Nor'Easter...
by Joel T. Beres March 30, 2018
Trademarkology

March! What a month! (Part 1)

No, I'm not going to write about MARCH MADNESS® â that annual ritual of college basketball and the NCAA® basketball tournament.Rather, I'm writing about the crazy winter weather which battered the East Coast with four...
by Joel T. Beres March 23, 2018