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Supreme Court to Review Registrability of Disparaging Trademarks
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • October 26 2016

On September 29, 2016, the Supreme Court of the United States granted a petition for certiorari to consider the constitutionality of a provision of


Microsoft’s “SkyDrive” held to infringe Sky’s UK and Community trade marks
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • United Kingdom
  • July 31 2013

On 28 June 2013, the High Court of England and Wales held in British Sky Broadcasting Group plc and others v Microsoft Corporation and another 2013


Boop-oop-a-doop oops! Family of Betty Boop creator loses infringement claims due to flawed chain of title
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • March 31 2011

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit affirmed a district court’s holding that the family of the creator of the 1930s cartoon character Betty Boop lacked the requisite copyright or trademark rights to prevent a company from selling merchandise featuring the Betty Boop image


Court of Justice of the European Union provides further guidance on circumstances in which keyword advertising constitutes trademark infringement
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • European Union
  • October 31 2011

The Court of Justice of the European Union has provided further guidance on circumstances in which use of a registered trademark as a keyword in internet advertising by a third party advertiser may constitute trademark infringement


Proof of confusion essential for trademark injunction
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • August 27 2015

Addressing the likelihood of success requirement for injunctive relief, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit vacated an order requiring


Trying to Outhustle a Permanent Injunction
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • February 25 2016

Addressing the issue of modifying a permanent injunction for trademark infringement, the Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit held that an


First Amendment protects use of third-party’s trademark in video game
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • December 30 2014

Confirming that video games, including customizable multi-player games, qualify as expressive works entitled to First Amendment protection, a


Certification Mark May Be Infringed Despite Nominative Fair Use, Lack of Source Confusion
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • June 28 2016

Addressing the use of a certification mark in connection with information systems training, the US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit reversed


Ninth Circuit eliminates presumption of irreparable harm for trademark owners seeking a preliminary injunction
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • December 31 2013

In yet another chapter in the epic saga regarding use of the musical group name “The Platters,” the U.S. Court of Appeals for Ninth Circuit


Fleeting use of work in historic display is fair use
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • February 5 2014

In deciding the latest dispute in an ongoing battle over the Baltimore Ravens “Flying B” logo, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit