John Welch of Foley Hoag has wrtten a comprehensive article entitled “The TTAB in 2002: Strong Marks, Weak Marks, Phantom Marks, and No Marks at All.” There is an extensive discussion of dilution cases including CURIOUS GEORGE vs. FURIOUS GEORGE. There is also an analysis of the ST. JOHN WORTS TORTILLA CHIP case.
Irrelevant link: Furious George Cross-Country Crime Spree game. Not the Furious George mentioned above and not authorized, etc.