Levi Strauss fiercely protects its ‘arcuate’ trademarks, the arch-like design on back pockets, etc. Revise Clothing received the registration above, received a demand letter from Levis, and now brings a declaratory judgement action.
Complaint Revise Vanilla Star Levis Arcuate Trademark
Sotheby’s has a real estate brokerage operation in addition to its famous auction house.
Complaint Sotheby Moving
Caliber produces SLASH IT sales events for auto dealerships. It has an incontestable registration for SLASH IT! SALES EVENT and another registration for SLASHER SALE. It provides materials and training, including ‘energizing’ for a dealer’s salesmen, so that they can ‘histrionically’ slash prices in front of customers. Defendant produced SLASHER SHOWS infomercials to sell cars.…
No market sector too small for a trademark dispute. BATTLE FOAM v FOAM CORPS for laser cut foam for storing and carrying miniature toy figures. Trade secret theft alleged as well.
Complaint Battle Foam v Foam Corps
Fujitsu Transaction Solutions filed a used based application on March 7, 2003, for IPAD, covering ‘handheld computing device for wireless networking in a retail environment,’ stating a date of first use of January 8, 2002. It was published recently and Apple has taken an extension of time until February 28, to oppose.
Apple’s date of…
Owner of CFA and CHARTERED FINANCIAL ANALYSTS marks sue user of CSA, CERTIFIED SECURITIES ANALYSTS and CHARTERED SECURITIES ANALYSTS marks.
Complaint Cfa v Csa