DateTitleKnowledge Type
11 July 2012
IP Industry Summary: Louis Vuitton awarded preliminary injunction against websites selling counterfeit LV goods. Industry Summary
12 December 2012
IP Industry Summary: Is Virtual Property Real or Intellectual?: Second Life Class Action Moves Forward. Industry Summary
26 November 2012
IP Industry Summary: Court Concludes that Numeric Part Numbers Are Not Source Identifiers. Industry Summary
06 November 2012
IP Industry Summary: Can a State Block Your Domain Name?: 5th Circuit Remands Texas Case for 1st Amendment Inquiry Industry Summary
12 November 2012
IP Industry Summary: Bittersweet Victory for Longhorn Steakhouse Industry Summary
09 October 2012
IP Industry Summary: Court kisses lip print infringement claim goodbye – finds no likelihood of confusion between plaintiff’s and competitor’s lipstick logo on vodka. Industry Summary
16 October 2012
IP Industry Summary: Federal Circuit rejects heightened standard of materiality in analyzing primarily geographically deceptively misdescriptive mark. Industry Summary
17 October 2012
IP Industry Summary: MISSION for Mexican packaged food products and MISSION BURRITO for a Mexican food chain too close for 5th Circuit’s taste. Industry Summary
16 October 2012
IP Industry Summary: State trademark registration is a diamond jeweler’s best friend in seeking a preliminary injunction. Industry Summary
19 October 2012
IP Industry Summary: Court tosses Pizza franchisee’s request to renew franchise agreement. Industry Summary
23 October 2012
IP Industry Summary: Encroaching Upon Another Circuit: First Circuit Adopts Progressive Encroachment Doctrine in Trademark Case. Industry Summary
24 September 2012
IP Industry Summary: The beginning of a beautiful friendship — district court preliminarily enjoins use of Humphrey Bogart’s name. Industry Summary
27 June 2012
IP Industry Summary: Broad local recognition of FESTIVAL OF TREES enough to avoid categorization as a generic term. Industry Summary
01 June 2012
IP Industry Summary: Former business relationship in North Carolina enough for court to deny Capitol Ministries’s prayer for 12(b)(2) motion to dismiss. Industry Summary
12 June 2012
IP Industry Summary: Florida Court rules infringement claim is not sizzlin. Industry Summary

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