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Made in China, but staying in the US: German trade association attempts to prevent knockoff knives from leaving the US in trademark dispute
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • Germany, USA
  • February 12 2013

On December 14, 2012, the Chamber of Industry and Commerce Wuppertal-Solingen-Remscheid (the Chamber) filed a motion for preliminary injunction


Crossfit legal muscle no match for the “CrossFit Mama”
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • February 25 2014

According to a recent ruling in the US District Court for the Northern District of California, CrossFit may have violated the Digital Millennium


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


Electronic Artists Inc. sued over its unauthorized use of trademarked military helicopters in Battlefield 3 video game
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • March 19 2012

Electronic Artists Inc. (EA) produces and distributes the popular Battlefield 3 video game, which is set in a fictional nuclear war in 2014 at the IraqIran border


Made in China: German trade association goes after knockoff knives
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • September 24 2012

On September 11, 2012, the Chamber of Industry and Commerce Wuppertal-Solingen-Remscheid (the “Chamber”) filed an action before the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida against Martha Stewart, Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, Inc. (“MSLO”), Emeril Lagasse, HSNi, LLC (the “Home Shopping Network”) and SED International Holdings, Inc. for willful infringement, unfair competition, false advertising, and false designation of origin of the Chamber’s SOLINGEN certification mark


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


Louis Vuitton not laughing over Warner Bros.’ use of counterfeit handbag in The Hangover II
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • January 31 2012

French luxury fashion house Louis Vuitton Malletier, SA recently filed suit against Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc., accusing the film studio of deliberately using a counterfeit Louis Vuitton handbag in a scene from the 2011 crass comedy hit The Hangover: Part II


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


Amerigas settles with Opinion Corp, ending battle over “Pissed Consumer” site
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • 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