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The Trademark "Use" Requirement

In order for a trademark to become registered at the US Patent and Trademark Office, it must be “used” in commerce on or in connection with the goods or services for which registration of the trademark is sought. 793 more words

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Looking To Future, More NCAA Athletes Seek Own Trademarks

COLLIN BINKLEY, Associated Press

BOSTON (AP) — Like their counterparts in the pros, more college football stars are starting to snatch up trademark rights to their names, nicknames and fan slogans. 878 more words

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More NCAA Athletes Seek Own Trademarks

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Like their counterparts in the pros, more college football stars are starting to snatch up trademark rights to their names, nicknames and fan slogans. 860 more words

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Swatch: 'One more thing' trademark bid based on 1970s TV show, not Apple

”Swatch recently caused some commotion by trademarking the term ‘one more thing,’ a line regularly used by Apple founder Steve Jobs – and recently by Apple CEO Tim Cook when he revealed the Apple Watch,” Hugh Langley reports for TechRadar. 189 more words

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Federal Court Rules: Chicken Sandwich Not Protected By Copyright

You may recall that we recently tested various burger recipes sent in by readers. What if I took one of those recipes, slapped the name “Morranwich” on it and made it the basis of a billion-dollar burger empire? 475 more words

Delta obtains $22 million default judgment against operator of travel club scheme

Delta Air Lines v. John Wunder, John VanGinhoven et al. (N.D. Ga. May 29, 2015).  In its 84-page, 292-paragraph complaint, Delta alleged that John Wunder, John VanGinhoven and 37 other individual and corporate defendants had violated federal and state trademark and racketeering statutes by using Delta’s name and trademarks, without authorization, on “a massive number” of postcards and letters to carry out a fraudulent scheme to sell “travel club” memberships.  384 more words

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