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Breaking (Up) Bad: Watch-outs for Brand Owners Faced with Ex-Licensee's Trademark Use
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • October 19 2016

A series of recent decisions have heightened the standard for obtaining preliminary injunctive relief for trademark infringement. This trend presents


Name That Circuit Split: Nominative Fair Use in the Second Circuit
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • July 20 2016

In the recent case of International Information Systems Security Certification Consortium v. Security University, LLC, the Second Circuit articulated


C’est Toi Jeans USA - a Trademark or a Country of Origin Reference?
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • April 28 2016

Why does it matter? This seemingly inconsequential distinction may mean the difference between being able to prominently display your embroidered


House of Cards Producer Sued over Trademark Licensing Dispute
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • April 14 2016

The producer of popular Netflix television series “House of Cards” has been sued in federal court on claims of trademark infringement for its use of


JC Penney Quickly Settles Suit With Burberry Over Alleged Counterfeit Check Pattern
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • April 4 2016

A case filed by Burberry Ltd. earlier this year against JC Penney Corp Inc. in the Southern District of New York for trademark infringement, and


Testing “First Sale” Waters: Costco Faces Trademark Suit Over Sale of Fashion Swimwear Brand
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • January 15 2016

Costco is defending a trademark infringement lawsuit over its sale of Anne Cole swimwear, an iconic line of women’s swimwear that has been sold in


Empire vs. EMPIRE: Fox Defends Its Hit Television Series Against Lanham Act Claims
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • January 13 2016

Twentieth Century Fox Television recently filed a motion for summary judgment in a dispute with record label Empire Distribution, Inc. over the name


Federal Circuit: Unconstitutional to Deny Trademark Registrations as “Disparaging”
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • December 29 2015

In an opinion of potentially sweeping effect, the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit recently held that a key provision of the Lanham Act was


District court gives go-ahead to Marilyn Monroe’s estate on false endorsement claim
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • November 3 2015

A federal judge in the Southern District of New York recently held in A.V.E.L.A., Inc. v. Estate of Marilyn Monroe, LLC that the Lanham Act protects


District court addresses trademark attribution in manufacturer-licensee dispute
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • September 14 2015

Clients often ask whetherand, if so, whenthey must use the and symbols, or other forms of attribution, when using another company’s trademarks