14
Feb/17

Topic Outline For My Trademark Talk Tomorrow at the Federal Bar Council


Here is the topic outline for my “trademarks in review” talk tomorrow night for the IP Committee of the Federal Bar Council. Watch this space for links to reference materials.

I. Failure to function as a mark (I BELIEVE THAT WE WILL WIN)

II. Use in Interstate Commerce (ADD A ZERO)

III. Irreparable Harm/Delay (AT&T THANK YOU)

IV. Nominative Fair Use (CISSP)

V. Scandalous! (SLANTS)

VI. Intermediate Liability (various)

VII. Parody (MY OTHER BAG)

VIII. Damages (OCTANE)

IX. Extraterritoriality/Reputation Without Use (BELMORA)

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