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“Look and feel” of a website can constitute protectable trade dress
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • 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


Fair use & likelihood of confusion doom Lanham Act claims
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • October 27 2014

Judge Kapala granted defendant WD-40 summary judgment as to Plaintiff’s Lanham Act and related state law claims regarding Plaintiff’s THE INHIBITOR


Temporary restraining order to prevent competing, identical sales
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • April 3 2015

Venus Labs., Inc. dba Earth Friendly Prods. V. Vlahakis, No. 15 C 1617, Slip Op. (N.D. Ill. Mar. 5, 2015) (Blakey, J.). Judge Blakey granted


Dismissal with prejudice does not bind parties on factual issues
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • December 2 2015

Foodworks USA, Inc. v. Foodworks of Arlington Heights, LLC, No. 10 C 1020, Slip Op. (N.D. Ill. Mar. 19, 2015) (Rowland, Mag. J.). Magistrate Judge


Trademark Remedies Lie in the “Murky Overlap” of Lanham Equity
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • December 7 2015

Black & Decker Corp. v. Positec USA Inc., No. 11 C 5426, Slip Op. (N.D. Ill. Aug. 5, 2015) (Dow, J.). Judge Dow denied defendant's motion to strike


Trademarks are Not Proper Subject of Conversion Claims
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • December 9 2015

Foodworks USA, Inc. v. Foodworks of Arlington Heights, LLC, No. 10 C 1020, Slip Op. (N.D. Ill. Mar. 19, 2015) (Rowland, Mag. J.). Magistrate Judge


Intervention requires more than just an economic interest in the suit
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • October 23 2015

Judge Kendall denied a third party’s Fed. R. Civ. P. 24 motion to intervene in this trademark dispute regarding plaintiff Chrome Hearts’ CHROME


Proof of abandonment and confusion warrants temporary restraining order
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • October 26 2015

Judge Dow, sitting as emergency judge for Judge Aspen, granted plaintiff Saeilo’s motion for a temporary restraining order prohibiting defendant from


Federal Circuit: Statutory Bar on "Disparaging" Trademark Registrations Violates Free Speech
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • December 23 2015

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit has held that the Lanham Act's prohibition against federal registration of "disparaging" trademarks


Lanham Act damages analogized to copyright
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • November 6 2015

Judge Leinenweber granted plaintiff Luxottica’s motion for summary judgment, statutory damages, permanent injunction and attorney’s fees in this