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Moreland a/k/a Ana Cheri et al. v. Black Budda Associates, LLC d/b/a The Zone d/b/a Club Zone et al. (19-cv-30091).

Judge Mastroianni granted individual defendant Paul Ramesh’s motion to dismiss, finding the complaint includes no factual assertions that Ramesh personally was the moving, active conscious force behind the… 75 more words


Domain Names and Trademarks: Enforcing Trademark Rights Against Domain Name Owners.

In the era of modern commerce, the success of a business is often driven by technology and its web presence, and it has become easier than ever to purchase a domain name from an internet domain registrar, making ownership available to the masses. 363 more words

Intellectual Property

Safeguard Your Attorney Information with TM TKO

The USPTO recently issued an alert that is very important for trademark attorneys: some foreign applicants are attempting to skirt the bar on non-US applicants and lawyers prosecuting US applications by… 235 more words


Trademark Registration

Trademark Registration

Trademark Registration gives security from unapproved business misuse of the brand. The proprietor of an enrolled trademark may likewise begin legitimate dealings for trademark negation to anticipate unapproved utilization of that trademark. 269 more words

Bentley Motors Loses Decade-long TM Battle Against Manchester Clothing Company

Bentley Motors, a British manufacturer and marker of luxury vehicles, has recently lost a long-running trademark dispute against Manchester clothing company – Bentley Clothing, which implies that the car-giant can’t anymore use the Bentley name on its clothing range in the UK. 418 more words


How to Prepare for Counterfeiters, Whether You Sell on Amazon.com or Not

By: Sean D. Detweiler

When it comes to online marketplaces, there are numerous traps for the unwary, whether you are a startup or a multi-million dollar company.  131 more words

Legal Developments

Smartling, Inc. v. Skawa Innovation Ltd. (14-cv-13106).

Smartling asserted that Skawa’s “EASYLING” mark infringed its “SMARTLING” mark and sought to cancel the mark pursuant to 15 U.S.C. § 1115. In June, however, the jury found for Skawa on all counts. 91 more words