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trademark trolls
800 533 Tony Pagán, Jr.

Trademark Trolls: Trolling for Trademarks and Other Intellectual Property

AS TECHNOLOGY evolves, so does our use of interesting and amusing terms for common technological trends. One such term is “trolling.” Often used to describe people who are purposely obnoxious…

trademark dilution
800 369 Cynthia Conlin

Wasted away again in Pensacola: The Lost ‘Shaker’ of Court (a trademark dilution case)

Florida’s First Judicial Circuit recently found it unlikely that the Sandshaker Lounge would be able to prove trademark dilution of its ‘Shaker’ mark by the ‘Shaka Bar.’ Here’s the story. Livin’…

Washington Redskins Trademarks found offensive and disparaging
1002 598 Cynthia Conlin

District Court finds ‘Redskins’ trademarks disparaging & offensive in ‘Pro-Football, Inc. v. Blackhorse’

On July 8, 2015, a United States district court in Alexandra, Virginia upheld a decision by the United States Patent & Trademark Office that the “Redskins” trademarks were too disparaging…