Bad Spaniels Leashed by Supreme Court and a Totally Bananas Copyright Case

  On Monday, July 10, Chris Kopitzke will lead the discussion about a Supreme Court trademark decision concerning a doggie chew toy, along with a copyright case in the Southern District of Florida about dueling artworks featuring bananas and duct tape. In Jack Daniel’s Properties v. VIP Products, No. 22-148 (S. Ct., June 8, 2023), [...]

By |2023-07-09T17:51:22-07:00July 9th, 2023|Trademark, First Amendment|0 Comments

SoCal IP to host Supreme Court Review on Thursday 7/13

Please join us for the 24th Annual Supreme Court Review program presented virtually by the ADL and the National Constitution Center on Thursday, July 13, 2023 from 8:45 -11:00 a.m. at SoCal IP Law Group LLP in Westlake Village.  We’ll provide coffee and bagels beginning at 8:45 a.m., and the live stream begins at 9:00 [...]

SoCalIP Law Institute Weekly Meeting – November 7, 2022 – Circuit Conflict over Trade Dress and Parody vs State Police Power Immunity

Please join us on Monday, November 7, 2022 at 12:00 pm, where we will discuss the following:   Sulzer Mixpac AG v. A&N Trading Co., 988 F.3d 174 (2d Cir. 2021) (decision here) - A&N petitions the Supreme Court for cert based on a final judgment and permanent injunction by the 2nd Circuit on TM [...]

SoCal IP Institute :: December 8, 2014 :: Use of Mark Protected by First Amendment; WIPO Issues Domain Dispute Decision

Our weekly SoCal IP Institute meeting on Monday, December 8, 2014 will be a discussion of a recent decision in the N.D Cal regarding trademarks and the First Amendment as well as a WIPO decision regarding a domain dispute: Mil-Spec Monkey, Inc. v. Activision Blizzard, Inc. Case No. 14-cv-02361-RS (ND Cal 11/24/14 ) (available here).  In a summary judgment [...]

By |2014-12-04T16:49:37-08:00December 4th, 2014|Domain Names, First Amendment, Trademark, WIPO|0 Comments
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