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IP industry summary: typosquatter uses famous mark to direct business to his pornography sites; Southern District of California shuts him down

  • Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP
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  • USA
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  • December 8 2014

Shutterstock Inc. has received a default judgment against Norbert Pikulski in the Southern District of California, including an award of $23,500 in

Luxury brands face setback in efforts to "follow the money" against online merchants

  • Venable LLP
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  • USA
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  • November 20 2014

For years, luxury brand manufacturers like Gucci have been trying to recover profits from online merchants who sell counterfeit goods via offshore

The difference a slash can make using a trademark within a URL

  • Fish & Richardson PC
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  • USA
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  • November 18 2014

Does using a company's trademark within a URL violate Trademark Law? The answer to this question depends in part on where in the URL the trademark is

Ohio State tries to buck online t-shirt company

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
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  • USA
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  • November 12 2014

As the leaves change and fall temperatures drop, things are heating up in federal court where The Ohio State University has filed suit against

Better late than never 20 years after the popularization of the worldwide web, a court finally recognizes trade dress rights in website design

  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
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  • USA
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  • October 16 2014

A website's distinctive appearance, layout, and design qualitiesits "look and feel"are often the most important and effective tools

“Look and feel” of a website can constitute protectable trade dress

  • Holland & Knight LLP
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  • USA
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  • October 15 2014

The United States District Court for the Northern District of California, in Ingrid & Isabel, LLC v. Baby Be Mine, LLC, --- F. Supp. 3d ----, 2014 WL

Website owners may allege protectable trade dress in their website design

  • Fish & Richardson PC
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  • USA
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  • October 14 2014

The Central District of California joins a handful of courts in acknowledging that the appearance of a website may be entitled to trade dress

Google a verb and a trade mark

  • ENSafrica
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  • USA
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  • October 7 2014

Trade mark lawyers will tell you that you should never use your trade mark as a verb, or allow others to do so. Why? Because, it's the first step on

Confused? I was briefly, but not now!

  • ENSafrica
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  • European Union, South Africa, United Kingdom, USA
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  • October 7 2014

The fact that there were two separate articles in the most recent issue of a leading IP publication on 'initial interest confusion' reflects the

Arizona Court rules “Google” not a generic term

  • Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
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  • USA
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  • September 25 2014

"Google" and the verb "Googling" are not generic terms, the United States District Court for the District of Arizona has ruled. See Elliot v. Google