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Amerigas settles with Opinion Corp, ending battle over “Pissed Consumer” site

  • Arent Fox LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • January 28 2013

In a recent case, a national propane supplier reached a settlement with an online consumer complaint website, ending a dispute over deceptive

Clothing, footwear, and fragrance manufacturers hit competitors with trademark infringement suits

  • Arent Fox LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • September 21 2010

American companies that make apparel, footwear, andor fragrances are using trademark infringement litigation to fight back against perceived copying of clothing designs, shoe designs, and other trademarks

$78 million reasons not to copy North Face and Polo

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 20 2010

The North Face Apparel Co. and PRL USA Holdings Inc. recently were awarded a $78 million default judgment over a huge Chinese counterfeit ring that was selling counterfeit versions of their trademark goods via the Internet

Bill promising sweeping change to online intellectual property enforcement passes Senate Judiciary Committee

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 8 2010

A bill currently making its way through Congress could reshape the way that the United States polices the Internet - a move that opponents call censorship and supporters claim is a reasonable means of enforcing copyright and trademark laws

Louboutin continues fight to be sole owner of red-soled shoes

  • Arent Fox LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • July 26 2011

Christian Louboutin, maker of high-end shoes famously known for their red soles, has returned to court to request an injunction to keep Christian Dior from debuting crimson shoes with soles to match

Louboutin loses preliminary injunction against Yves Saint Laurent

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 19 2011

Christian Louboutin, maker of the famous red-soled heels, was denied a preliminary injunction by Judge Victor Marrero in the US District Court for the Southern District of New York

It’s all in the jeans: LA Idol Fashion barred from cloning competitors’ designs

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 11 2011

The makers of “Miss Me” and “Rock Revival” brand jeanswear recently secured a preliminary injunction against LA Idol Fashion by persuading a federal judge that the rear-pocket designs on some of LA Idol’s high-end jeans likely infringed upon their rights in their own pocket designs

Fried chicken chain may be strong-armed out of trademark rights in the “Popeyes” name

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 12 2012

AFC Enterprises, Inc. (AFC), the parent company of the Popeyes Louisiana Chicken fast-food chain, recently filed a declaratory action in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia seeking a ruling by the court that AFC will retain the rights to use the “POPEYES” trademark after a licensing agreement with Hearst Corp. the owner of the rights to the well-known “Popeye the Sailor” cartoon character expires in December 2012

Copyright and trademark issues highlighted during recent controversy over Pinterest’s terms of service

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 26 2012

Any company with an online presence, especially one that allows users or subscribers to post content or images, should carefully consider applicable intellectual property laws and take steps to ensure that its website’s terms of service are at all times appropriately tailored to provide adequate protection for the company while simultaneously serving the specific needs of the site and its users