28
Mar/08

I'd Going To Use One Of Those Hotels.Com Services


TTAB decision holding HOTELS.COM to be generic.



23
Aug/07

Which Movie Has The Line "Nobody Puts Baby In A Corner"?


If you got that right, you may be needed to testify as to secondary meaning. Story regarding the trademark suit here.
Update: WSJ Lw Blog points out that it woudl be great to attend a hearing in this suit, so that you can hear the judges and lawyers repeat the line over and over again.



13
May/07

Secondary Meaning In Color Mark Decision In Washington


Seattle Trademark Lawyer: “No Secondary Meaning for Color Mark Means No Enforceable Trademark Rights



23
Apr/07

Ninth Circuit: DISINFECTABLE Not PROTECTABLE


This Ninth Circuit decision on the word ‘DISINFECTABLE” ends with a flourish.



13
Apr/07

CAFC Affirms Ruling That LAWYERS.COM Is Generic


Text of In re Reed Elsevier here.



17
Feb/07

Stanford/California v. The NFL


More about The Big Game here. Background about the NFL’s published application for The Big Game here.



10
Feb/07

BIg Game Hunting


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4
Dec/06

INTA Bulletin


The latest INTA Bulletin arrived. Highlights include an illustation of a fishing line guide (discussion of the registrability of same in this decision), report of Dutch case involving the Adidas three-stripe mark, and news of a famous mark decision from Poland (LEXUS).



26
Sep/06

Zunecast?


Slashdot makes the point that several companies would gladly trade places with Apple and its classy problem regarding PODCAST.



26
Sep/06

PODCAST To NETCAST?


Discussion on DIGG as to whether CBS has adopted the term NETCAST to avoid a protest from Apple.